Dentistry 4 BQL
(Better Quality of Life)
Good health does not exist without good oral health
All individuals should have adequate oral health that allows them to speak, chew, recognize flavors, smile, live without pain or discomfort and interrelate with others without embarrassment.
Poor dental health and untreated dental conditions
can have a significant impact on quality of life
can have a profound impact on health and well-being, leading to embarrassment, social constraints and low self-esteem and self-image
have been associated with changes in food preference, a low intake of essential nutrients (with lower intake of energy, protein, vitamins, minerals) and dietary fiber, and impaired chewing ability.
have been associated to many other medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, atherosclerosis, pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis and adverse pregnancy outcomes
Increase the risk of other chronic conditions such as diabetes
Can increase the risk of death. The fewer teeth you have the higher is the risk of death.
make the chances to find a job a lot lower and may have a negative impact during the interview process.
What you should know about oral health and dental care
Gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis)
Tooth loss and total edentulism
Malocclusion or teeth malposition
Bad Breath or Halitosis
Untreated Decayed teeth in children