Abstract

Oral health is a vital component to a woman’s overall well- being. Oral health conditions and diseases are not gender specific but can affect women differently. The physiological cycle in women’s life have a strong effect on the oral tissues. Especially pregnancy is a critical time to address oral health issues, since it has an infl uence on the child’s health. Women also face a lot social barriers which prevent them from seeking oral health care. This review article discusses the various gender related conditions that have to be taken into consideration during diagnosis and treatment of oral conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-31
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2016

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Oral Health
Mouth Diseases
Oral Diagnosis
Delivery of Health Care
Pregnancy
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Oral health issues in women : An overview. / Shetty, Neeta; Kundabala, M.; Suprabha, B. S.

In: Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, Vol. 7, No. 3, 01.07.2016, p. 26-31.

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