K A Boggess

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Severe preeclampsia and maternal self-report of oral health, hygiene, and dental care
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Periodontol 84:143-51. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic maternal and fetal Porphyromonas gingivalis exposure during pregnancy in rabbits
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:554-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal periodontal disease is associated with an increased risk for preeclampsia
    Kim A Boggess
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:227-31. 2003
  4. pmc Oral health in women during preconception and pregnancy: implications for birth outcomes and infant oral health
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, CB 7516, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7516, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S169-74. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of preterm birth: emerging concepts of maternal infection
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, CB 7516, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516, USA
    Clin Perinatol 32:561-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Maternal oral health in pregnancy
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:976-86. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral hygiene practices and dental service utilization among pregnant women
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7516, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:553-61. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Fetal immune response to oral pathogens and risk of preterm birth
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7516, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1121-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Antepartum or postpartum isoniazid treatment of latent tuberculosis infection
    K A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:757-62. 2000
  10. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and periodontal disease among pregnant women
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Periodontol 82:195-200. 2011

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Severe preeclampsia and maternal self-report of oral health, hygiene, and dental care
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Periodontol 84:143-51. 2013
    ..Our objective was to measure the association between maternal self-report of oral symptoms/problems, oral hygiene practices, and/or dental service use before or during pregnancy and severe preeclampsia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chronic maternal and fetal Porphyromonas gingivalis exposure during pregnancy in rabbits
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:554-7. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to develop a rabbit model of maternal exposure to Porphyromonas gingivalis and determine whether fetal or placental exposure occurs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Maternal periodontal disease is associated with an increased risk for preeclampsia
    Kim A Boggess
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:227-31. 2003
    ..To determine if maternal periodontal disease is associated with the development of preeclampsia...
  4. pmc Oral health in women during preconception and pregnancy: implications for birth outcomes and infant oral health
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, CB 7516, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7516, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S169-74. 2006
    ..Oral health promotion should include education of women and their health care providers ways to prevent oral disease from occurring, and referral for dental services when disease is present...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of preterm birth: emerging concepts of maternal infection
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, CB 7516, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516, USA
    Clin Perinatol 32:561-9. 2005
    ..Maternal oral infection such as clinical periodontal disease has also been identified as a risk factor for preterm birth, and pilot data suggest that oral treatment interventions undertaken during pregnancy may reduce preterm birth risk...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal oral health in pregnancy
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:976-86. 2008
    ..Research is ongoing to delineate the role of maternal oral health care in pregnancy outcomes and opportunities for positive intervention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral hygiene practices and dental service utilization among pregnant women
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7516, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:553-61. 2010
    ..Daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits are important components of oral health care. The authors' objective in this study was to examine women's oral hygiene practices and use of dental services during pregnancy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fetal immune response to oral pathogens and risk of preterm birth
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7516, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1121-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between fetal inflammatory and immune responses to oral pathogens and risk for preterm birth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antepartum or postpartum isoniazid treatment of latent tuberculosis infection
    K A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:757-62. 2000
    ..To compare health outcomes and costs of different strategies for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in pregnancy...
  10. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and periodontal disease among pregnant women
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Periodontol 82:195-200. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between maternal vitamin D status and periodontal disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor and interleukin-1beta levels and subsequent fetal size in response to chronic Porphyromonas gingivalis exposure in the pregnant rabbit
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1219-23. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe maternal insulin-like growth factor, interleukin-1beta, and fetal size in a rabbit model of Porphyromonas gingivalis exposure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal periodontitis and prematurity. Part II: Maternal infection and fetal exposure
    P N Madianos
    Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, Departments of Periodontology and Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Periodontol 6:175-82. 2001
    ..The high prevalence of elevated fetal IgM to C. rectus among premature infants raises the possibility that this specific maternal oral pathogen may serve as a primary fetal infectious agent eliciting prematurity...
  13. doi request reprint Fetal exposure to oral pathogens and subsequent risk for neonatal intensive care admission
    Heather Jared
    Department of Dental Ecology, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Periodontol 80:878-83. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between fetal exposure to oral pathogens and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admission...
  14. ncbi request reprint Maternal periodontitis and prematurity. Part I: Obstetric outcome of prematurity and growth restriction
    S Offenbacher
    Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, Departments of Periodontology and Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ann Periodontol 6:164-74. 2001
    ..These studies underscore the need for further consideration of periodontal disease as a potentially new and modifiable risk for preterm birth and growth restriction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum C-reactive protein concentration early in pregnancy and subsequent pregnancy loss
    Kim A Boggess
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:299-304. 2005
    ..Future study should be directed at determining the role of maternal inflammation during early pregnancy development and placentation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Repeated fetal betamethasone treatment and birth weight and head circumference
    S D Shelton
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:301-4. 2001
    ..To assess the effect of repeated courses of betamethasone on birth weight and head circumference...
  17. ncbi request reprint Altered expression of TCR-CD3zeta induced by sera from women with preeclampsia
    P W Whitecar
    Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, NC 27599-7516, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:812-8. 2001
    ..This occurs remotely from the manifestation of clinical disease and suggests a deficiency in a serum factor in preeclampsia that may induce T cell zeta chain suppression in normal pregnancy...
  18. doi request reprint Periodontal disease, oxidative stress, and risk for preeclampsia
    Amanda L Horton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516, USA
    J Periodontol 81:199-204. 2010
    ..Periodontal infection is also associated with increased oxidative stress. Our objective was to determine the relationship among maternal periodontal disease, maternal oxidative stress, and the development of preeclampsia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antepartum vaginal bleeding, fetal exposure to oral pathogens, and risk for preterm birth at <35 weeks of gestation
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:954-60. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the risks for fetal exposure to oral pathogens and the relationship between vaginal bleeding and fetal exposure in preterm birth risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in preterm birth with subclinical chorioamnionitis
    K A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 33:45-52. 1997
    ..Our data support this concept, as maternal serum G-CSF is elevated with subclinical infection in association with preterm birth...
  21. doi request reprint The effect of teenage maternal obesity on perinatal outcomes
    Sina Haeri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7516, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:300-4. 2009
    ..To estimate the effect of obesity on perinatal outcomes among inner-city teenage pregnant women...
  22. ncbi request reprint The oral conditions and pregnancy study: periodontal status of a cohort of pregnant women
    Susan Lieff
    University of North Carolina, Department of Dental Ecology and Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Periodontol 75:116-26. 2004
    ..Our objective was to describe the oral health of pregnant women, to determine oral health changes during pregnancy, and to determine factors associated with maternal periodontal health or disease...
  23. doi request reprint Maternal periodontal disease and soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 expression
    Amanda L Horton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Periodontol 80:1506-10. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to examine the relationship between maternal periodontal disease and plasma angiogenic factor expression of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase (sFlt)-1...
  24. ncbi request reprint Progressive periodontal disease and risk of very preterm delivery
    Steven Offenbacher
    Department of Periodontology, Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7455, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:29-36. 2006
    ..The goal was to estimate whether maternal periodontal disease was predictive of preterm (less than 37 weeks) or very preterm (less than 32 weeks) births...
  25. doi request reprint Association of midgestational paraoxonase 1 activity with pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia
    Arthur M Baker
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7516, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:205-10. 2010
    ..Prospective studies are needed to determine the significance of paraoxonase 1 in the pathogenesis of preeclampsia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of TcR-CD3 zeta as evidence for altered immunoregulation in preeclamptic versus normotensive women
    Garrett K Lam
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:843-7. 2003
    ..The study was undertaken to exhibit and quantify the difference in modulation of CD3-zeta protein (an integral component of the T-cell receptor) in preeclamptic and normotensive women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease early in pregnancy is associated with maternal systemic inflammation among African American women
    Amanda L Horton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516, USA
    J Periodontol 79:1127-32. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Pathogenicity of periodontal pathogens during pregnancy
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of OB BYN, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:311-2. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Umbilical venous D-dimer concentrations with and without labor
    A P Murtha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 92:184-6. 1998
    ..To determine if labor activates the fetal fibrinolytic system...
  30. pmc Maternal antenatal complications and the risk of neonatal cerebral white matter damage and later cerebral palsy in children born at an extremely low gestational age
    Thomas F McElrath
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:819-28. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Maternal periodontal disease in early pregnancy and risk for a small-for-gestational-age infant
    Kim A Boggess
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1316-22. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether periodontal disease is associated with delivery of a small-for-gestational-age infant...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus reactivation in pregnancy
    Sina Haeri
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7516, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:715-9. 2010
    ..The pathophysiology and clinical implications of EBV reactivation during pregnancy need further study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Urinary interleukin-8 with asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy
    S D Shelton
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:583-6. 2001
    ..To evaluate urinary interleukin-8 (IL-8), an inflammatory cytokine, as a screening method for detecting asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Bacterial infection promotes DNA hypermethylation
    Y A Bobetsis
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, Department of Periodontology, UNC School of Dentistry, CB 7455, DRC Rm 222, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7455, USA
    J Dent Res 86:169-74. 2007
    ..This novel finding, correlating infection with epigenetic alterations, provides a mechanism linking environmental signals to placental phenotype, with consequences for development...
  35. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease increases the risk of preterm delivery among preeclamptic women
    Estelle L Riché
    Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases and Comprehensive Center for Inflammatory Disorders, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Periodontol 7:95-101. 2002
    ..Our current objective was to determine whether maternal periodontal disease increases the risk for preterm delivery among preeclamptic women...
  36. doi request reprint The clinical content of preconception care: infectious diseases in preconception care
    Dean V Coonrod
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:S296-309. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of betamethasone on maternal glucose
    S D Shelton
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 12:191-5. 2002
    ..To determine the effect of single and multiple betamethasone courses on maternal fasting and postprandial glucose values...
  38. pmc Racial differences in C-reactive protein levels during normal pregnancy
    Amy H Picklesimer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:523.e1-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in a diverse population of healthy pregnant women with the use of a high sensitivity assay...
  39. doi request reprint The effect of excess weight gain in teenage pregnancies
    Sina Haeri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7516, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:15-8. 2010
    ..We concluded that excess weight gain places teen mothers at increased risk for cesarean delivery, postpartum febrile morbidity, and macrosomia. Interventions aimed at optimal weight gain in teen pregnancies are warranted...
  40. doi request reprint The clinical content of preconception care: immunizations as part of preconception care
    Dean V Coonrod
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:S290-5. 2008
    ..The role of human papillomavirus, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccinations as part of preconception care is also discussed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Use of DNA hybridization to detect vaginal pathogens associated with bacterial vaginosis among asymptomatic pregnant women
    Kim A Boggess
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:752-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether microbial DNA hybridization is a useful method to study bacterial vaginosis in asymptomatic pregnant women...

Research Grants3

  1. EFFECT OF CHRONIC INFECTION ON PLACENTAL DEVELOPMENT
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Understanding of these mechanisms may assist in the development of interventions to protect the fetus and placenta from damage as a result of chronic maternal infection with oral pathogens. ..
  2. Understanding Barriers to Oral Health Care In Pregnancy: The First Step to Improv
    Kim Boggess; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....