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Healthy Mouth-Healthy You:A Mini Review


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1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Himachal Pradesh, India
 

Oral diseases are among the most common diseases of human kind, yet they receive little attention in many countries with weak health care systems. Despite a high social and economic burden from oral diseases they are considered a neglected area of international health. The purpose of this mini review is to highlight the effects of oral health on general body and vice versa as well as strategies for improving oral health.

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Diseases, Health, Oral.
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Authors

Sonia Joshi
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Himachal Pradesh, India
Deepti Garg Jindal
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Himachal Pradesh, India
Bhavna Rani
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Himachal Pradesh, India
Namita Sepolia
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Himachal Pradesh, India

Abstract


Oral diseases are among the most common diseases of human kind, yet they receive little attention in many countries with weak health care systems. Despite a high social and economic burden from oral diseases they are considered a neglected area of international health. The purpose of this mini review is to highlight the effects of oral health on general body and vice versa as well as strategies for improving oral health.

Keywords


Diseases, Health, Oral.

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