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WHO: new strategy to combat global oral disease burden A new global oral health strategy has been approved during the 75th WHO World Health Assembly to help ease the colossal oral disease burden. The WHO estimate that more than 3.5 billion cases of oral diseases and other oral conditions occurred in 2017, most of which are preventable with good... search all news

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The status of knowledge, attitude and practice towards emergency management of avulsed tooth among dental students: a single center cross-sectional study. Objective: To evaluate the awareness of emergency trauma management and the potential role of dentists in handling tooth avulsion injuries. Method: The cross-sectional study was conducted at the Dental Outpatients Department of Jinnah Medical and Dental College, Karachi, from December 2020 to March...

Oral health and use of dental services in different stages of adulthood in Norway: a cross sectional study. Background: Socioeconomic status and oral health care habits may change throughout adult life. This calls for age-stratified analyses of oral health in the adult population to uncover differences that could be of importance for organizing adequate oral health care services. The aim of the present...

Access to Oral health care: a focus on dental caries treatment provision in Enugu Nigeria. Background: Dental caries, despite improvement in oral health across the globe, is still a large contributor to the global burden of oral diseases and a major public health concern. In Enugu state, Nigeria, there is minimal access to adequate and proper oral health care. This study examined the...

Area-level social development and indicators of public dental services in Southern Brazil. Objectives: This study aimed to test associations between a municipal social development indicator and indicators of public dental services; examine differences in the achievement of public dental services goals between fluoridated and nonfluoridated municipalities; and, quantify contribution of a...

Oral health in leprosy as a public health issue in India: review of literature. Oral health is vital for the well-being of any person as it is related to many health problems. There is an impression that the oral manifestations of leprosy and oral health in leprosy have not received adequate attention although oral and nasal lesions of leprosy are probable sources of spread of...


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