Dentists, pills and pregnancies


Unplanned pregnancies may occur if antibiotics are prescribed to women using the combined oral contraceptive pill. To investigate awareness of the potential for this interaction among general dental practitioners, the authors designed a cross-sectional questionnaire based study and sent it out to a random sample of GDPs in Scotland


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Stephens, I., Binnie, V. & Kinane, D. Dentists, pills and pregnancies. Br Dent J 181, 236–239 (1996).

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