Diet plays a key role in oral disease prevention. The aims of this report were to review the causes and consequences of a poor diet and its interrelationship with oral health. The first signs of micronutrient deficiencies are often manifest in the oral tissues. Consequently, the dentist has a considerable role in the early diagnosis of malnutrition. Furthermore, optimizing oral health is important in maximizing functional capacity to consume a healthful and varied diet. A varied diet is, otherwise, fundamental to save oral health.
|Data di pubblicazione:||2008|
|Titolo:||Nutrition and oral health|
|Autori:||SCARDINA GA; MESSINA P|
|Tipologia:||Articolo su rivista|
|Citazione:||SCARDINA GA, & MESSINA P (2008). Nutrition and oral health. RECENTI PROGRESSI IN MEDICINA, 99, 106-111.|
|Tipo:||Articolo in rivista|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su rivista|