Oral Health

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This one-page handout educates people about the importance of oral health to a person's overall health and well-being. It discusses the relationship between periodontal disease and overall health, and the impact of systemic diseases on oral health. It examines the association between periodontal diseases and cardiovascular disease and stroke, respiratory infections, diabetes, osteoporosis, HIV/AIDS, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. The document recommends an oral examination to detect signs of nutritional deficiencies and systemic diseases, including infections, immune disorders, injuries, and some cancers.

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California Dental Association
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Bronchitis, chronic, Cardiovascular diseases, Gingivitis, Myocardial infarction, Neoplasms, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Osteoporosis, Periodontal diseases, Pregnancy, Stroke
Copyright:
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Date Last Reviewed:
5/25/2017
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