Global burden of oral diseases: emerging concepts, management and interplay with systemic health.

@article{Jin2016GlobalBO,
  title={Global burden of oral diseases: emerging concepts, management and interplay with systemic health.},
  author={Lijian Jin and Ira B Lamster and John S. Greenspan and Nigel B. Pitts and Crispian Scully and Saman Warnakulasuriya},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={609-19}
}
OBJECTIVES This study presents the global burden of major oral diseases with an exegetical commentary on their current profiles, the critical issues in oral healthcare and future perspectives. METHODS A narrative overview of current literature was undertaken to synthesise the contexts with critical elaboration and commentary. RESULTS Oral disease is one of the most common public health issues worldwide with significant socio-economic impacts, and yet it is frequently neglected in public… CONTINUE READING