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Why dentists should take a greater interest in sex and gender
(Nature Publishing Group, 2010)
This brief review highlights the lack of evidence relating to sex and gender differences in oral health as well as the widespread conceptual confusion and conflation that often underlies them. A broader biomedical understanding ...
Dental ethics case 2: What are your responsibilities to patients who may have an eating disorder?
(South African Dental Association, 2010)
Eating disorders are a serious concern and can also have significant consequences on oral health. They represent a clinical challenge to dental professionals because of their unique psychological, medical, nutritional and ...
Oral health and nutrition for children under five years of age: a paediatric food-based dietary guideline
(MedPharm Publications, 2013)
Good nutrition is essential for good health and the development and integrity of the oral cavity. Oral health is integral to general health and essential to well-being. Dental caries is the most common oral disease in ...
The association between area level socio-economic position and oral health-related quality of life in the South African adult population
(South African Dental Association, 2016)
Objective: To investigate the association between arealevel socio-economic position (SEP) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). Methods: Data collected from a nationally representative sample of the South ...
A review of the role of African traditional medicine in the management of oral diseases
(ATHMSI African Traditional Herbal Medicine Supporters Initiative, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Poverty, inadequacy of health services, shortage of health workers, infectious diseases scourges, rampant shortage of drugs and equipment in existing health facilities make traditional medicine an important ...