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WHO/NMH/NPH/ORH/03.2 The World Oral Health Report 2003 Continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century – the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme
General information . Fact sheet on oral health Oral health is essential to general health and quality of life. It is a state of being free from mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral infection and sores, periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay, tooth loss, and other diseases and disorders that limit an individual’s capacity in
Since 1867, the Ontario Dental Association has been the voluntary professional association representing the dentists of Ontario. Today, there are more than 9,000 ODA dentists, which is more than nine in 10 dentists in the province.
Dentistry is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.
Your oral health might contribute to various diseases and conditions, including: Endocarditis. Endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of your heart (endocardium).
Our mission is to change lives. by connecting communities with resources to drive access to care, increase health literacy and advocate for policies that improve overall health through better oral health for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable.
Periodontal (gum) disease can lead to sore, bleeding gums, painful chewing problems, and even tooth loss.
Overview Publication of this first Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health marks a milestone in the history of oral health in America. The report elaborates on the meaning of oral health and explains why oral health is essential to general health …