Oral disease contributes to illness burden and disparities.

  title={Oral disease contributes to illness burden and disparities.},
  author={Steve Kisely and Ratilal Lalloo and Pauline J Ford},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={208 4},
ental disease affects 3.9 billion people worldwide, with untreated caries being the most prevalent D condition in the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. In spite of this, disparities in oral ill health receive less attention than those in other chronic illnesses, even though dental disease is significantly more prevalent and severe in socially… CONTINUE READING