Oral Health

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Abstract:

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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Author(s):
California Dental Association
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
Copyrighted
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
5/25/2017
Record Last Updated:
10/19/2018

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