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Oral diseases affect 1 in 2 people in the world.
Untreated đŸ¦· decay - the most common disease of mankind

@WHOAFRO @WHOEMRO @WHO_Europe @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO @pahowho @TheLancet Oral diseases are among the most common and preventable noncommunicable diseases worldwide and affect all human beings, regardless of age

@WHOAFRO @WHOEMRO @WHO_Europe @WHOSEARO @WHOWPRO @pahowho @TheLancet Most common noncommunicable diseases share many behavioral risk factors with oral diseases such as an unhealthy diet high in sugars, tobacco use and harmful use of alcohol #OralHealth
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Thread about current state and importance of Oral Health:

There is a shocking report about the state of dental Caries world wide:…

#dentalcare #OralHealth #Lancet #GlobalOralHealth
1) 3.5 Billion People are affected by Caries.

If you have never had a comprehensive exam with a full set of xrays done, you are one of those 3.5B people. That’s basically 3 Indian populations put together.

#dentalcare #OralHealth #Lancet #GlobalOralHealth
2) Dental Caries does not always hurt.

That’s when you should aim for it to be detected and treated. Typically it will means a filling. Occasionally a crown. Rarely a root canal or extraction.

#dentalcare #OralHealth #Lancet #GlobalOralHealth
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