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Oral Health: A Window into General Health

Journal: Journal of Oral Biology (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Page : 1-5

Keywords : Dental caries; Oral Health; periodontal diseases;

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Dental caries and periodontal diseases are more important to general health than previously thought. These diseases are diet related as are obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other diseases. A similar diet seems to have a central role in all of these diseases. Since dental caries in children can be seen at an early age, it should serve as warning to all concerned practitioners as this patient ate the wrong diet for both dental and general health.

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