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What disorders should mothers be aware of that are linked to periodontitis?

Mothers with children who have the following disorders need to pay close attention to their child's oral health to prevent periodontitis.
  • Type I diabetes (insulin-dependent, which usually starts in children)
  • Down’s syndrome

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