Oral Health: An Essential Component of Primary Care

Despite the availability of effective prevention and treatment methods, we have seen only small improvements in oral health status over the past two decades—and among some populations, oral health status has actually declined. In 2000, the U.S. Surgeon General identified oral disease as a “silent epidemic.” New research is confirming what many have intuitively known for some time—a person’s oral health impacts their overall health and quality of life.

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  1. gold

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