Diet, nutrition and the prevention of dental diseases.

  title={Diet, nutrition and the prevention of dental diseases.},
  author={Paula Moynihan and Poul Erik Petersen},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={7 1A},
Oral health is related to diet in many ways, for example, nutritional influences on craniofacial development, oral cancer and oral infectious diseases. Dental diseases impact considerably on self-esteem and quality of life and are expensive to treat. The objective of this paper is to review the evidence for an association between nutrition, diet and dental diseases and to present dietary recommendations for their prevention. Nutrition affects the teeth during development and malnutrition may… CONTINUE READING
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