Global Economic Impact of Dental Diseases

  title={Global Economic Impact of Dental Diseases},
  author={Stefan Listl and John Galloway and Peter Mossey and Wagner Marcenes},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  pages={1355 - 1361}
Reporting the economic burden of oral diseases is important to evaluate the societal relevance of preventing and addressing oral diseases. In addition to treatment costs, there are indirect costs to consider, mainly in terms of productivity losses due to absenteeism from work. The purpose of the present study was to estimate the direct and indirect costs of dental diseases worldwide to approximate the global economic impact. Estimation of direct treatment costs was based on a systematic… 

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