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Oral Health is a very important component of general health. The impact of oral diseases ranges between severe illness affecting different organ systems of the body to creating a considerable impact on quality of life.
Almost every one of us have experienced tooth ache and mouth ulcers sometime in our lives. Dental problems can limit our dietary and nutrient intake. Oral appearance affects our self esteem, our willingness to interact with others and influences the judgments people make about us. Good dental appearance is also considered a pre-requisite for some prestigious occupations.
Most of the oral diseases can be prevented by following certain simple oral hygiene instructions and incorporating healthy habits in day to day life.
This section will familiarize you with some of these common oral ailments and some very simple ways to prevent the harm caused by them.