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Poor Oral Hygiene


  • Research presented at IDWeek 2016 in New Orelans this week suggests people who don't get dental checkups are almost twice as likely to develop pneumonia than those who visit the dentist twice a year.[sbs.com.au]
  • Subgingival calculus deposits were present in 42% of the group and little or no mobility of the teeth was evident.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The unconfirmed theory is that these bacteria transmit from the gums through to the brain , causing the immune system to possibly kill off brain cells where such bacteria then becomes present.[battleroaddental.co.uk]
  • This can aggravate the respiratory system, especially if a pre-existing condition is already present. At that point, the best dentist in Utah couldn’t reverse the adverse effects of poor habits with just a simple cleaning.[myplatinumdental.com]
  • […] common symptoms of oral cancer are as follows: • Ulcer or painless sore in the mouth that does not heal within 14 days • A lump in the mouth or neck • Difficult or painful chewing or swallowing • Thickening of the cheek • Numbness of the mouth or face • Hoarse[thehealthsite.com]
Dental Caries
  • However, dental caries are more prevalent in developed countries,” he adds.[newtimes.co.rw]
  • Sociobehavioural risk factors in dental caries–international perspectives. Comm Dent Oral Epid 2005; 33: 274-9. Selwitz RH, Ismail AI, Pitts NB. Dental caries. Lancet 2007; 369: 51-9. Khan MN, Cleaton-Jones PE.[termedia.pl]
  • Both children and adults can have dental caries and other gum, teeth, and mouth problem especially when proper oral hygiene is ignored. The enamel is known as the hard outer coating of the teeth which covers it.[hawaiifamilydental.com]
  • Aim Our aim is to determine the index of the oral hygiene and its association with the show of dental caries. Material and method The study included 70 subjects (35 male, 35 female), aged 12, randomly selected.[js.ugd.edu.mk]
Bad Taste
  • taste in the mouth loose teeth or migrating teeth How to Improve Oral Hygiene Just because you have suffered from poor oral hygiene in the past does not mean you have to continue on that path.[mainstreetdentistry.com]
  • Dryness, pain, or a bad taste in the mouth may lead to anorexia and nutrient deficiencies ( 77 – 79 ).[cjasn.asnjournals.org]
Strawberry Tongue
  • “You could have scarlet fever, which is a bacterial condition that occurs in some people who have strep throat, and develop a strawberry tongue.[paloverdeperio.com]
Fissured Tongue
  • You might also see ridges if you have a fissured tongue. What’s that? It’s a long crack down the middle of the tongue, and it’s just something you’re born with. “You can also have radiating fissures going perpendicular to the long axis,” says Flohr.[paloverdeperio.com]
Suicidal Ideation
  • PubMed View Article Google Scholar Muula AS, Kazembe LN, Rudatsikira E, Siziya S: Suicidal ideation and associated factors among in-school adolescents in Zambia. Tanzan Health Res Bull. 2007, 9: 202-6.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com]
  • Xerostomia can increase the risk for caries, periodontal disease, and oral infections such as candidiasis, glossitis, stomatitis, and parotitis.9 Extrapyramidal side effects (tardive dyskinesia, dystonia) may cause tooth damage and make managing dentures[mdedge.com]


  • Paperpoint samples from test and control sites as well as a scraping sample from the dorsum of tongue were examined for presence of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Bacteroides intermedius, B. melaninogenicus group, Capnocytophaga[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Blood Culture Positive
  • culture positive for bacteria at any time during or after the study procedure (that is, at blood draws 2–6), we determined that bacteremia was present.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • Neuraminidase treatment also appeared to enhance attachment of B. intermedius and B. gingivalis. Treatment of buccal cells with trypsin, chymotrypsin or papain also selectively affected bacterial attachment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Another serious oral health risk is not an infection, but rather stems from the treatment of an infection.[sott.net]
  • If periodontal disease is diagnosed, either surgical or non-surgical periodontal treatment may be recommended. For early periodontal disease, scaling and root planing is generally the treatment of choice.[toothiq.com]


  • [ii] Though implants are only indicated when other treatment options are unsuitable, or when a tooth or several teeth have a hopeless prognosis, they offer a range of benefits.[smile-onnews.com]


  • This review explores etiological factors and potential systemic consequences of poor oral health in CKD patients as well as possible preventive and therapeutic strategies.[cjasn.asnjournals.org]
  • Saunders (pg. 216 - 22 ) 41 Factors predisposing to oropharyngeal colonization with gram-negative bacilli in the aged, N Engl J Med, 1978 , vol. 298 (pg. 1108 - 11 ) 42 Major trends in the microbial etiology of nosocomial infection, Am J Med, 1991 , vol[cid.oxfordjournals.org]
  • Saunders (pg. 216 - 22 ) 41 Factors predisposing to oropharyngeal colonization with gram-negative bacilli in the aged , N Engl J Med , 1978 , vol. 298 (pg. 1108 - 11 ) 42 Major trends in the microbial etiology of nosocomial infection , Am J Med , 1991[academic.oup.com]


  • The structured dental examination included standard epidemiological indices of oral hygiene (gingival index, plaque index, oral cleanliness index) and dental decay [DMFT (decayed, missing or filled teeth) index].[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The epidemiology of peri-implantitis. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2012 Oct; 23 Suppl 6:67-76. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0501.2012.02541.x.[smile-onnews.com]
  • Assessment of different methods for diagnosing dental caries in epidemiological surveys. Comm Dent Oral Epid 2004; 32: 418-25. Greene JC. The Oral Hygiene Index: development and uses. J Periodontol 1967; 38: 625-37. Goodman R.[termedia.pl]
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Age distribution


  • Essentials of Pathophysiology (1st ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Julihn A, Barr Agholme M, Modeer T (June 2008).[en.wikipedia.org]


  • Patient education, along with regular dental checkups and a good level of oral hygiene, should prevent gingival hyperplasia or maintain it at an acceptable level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Financial matters may prevent families from making regular checkups to their...[megaessays.com]
  • Most Dental Clinics in Dubai offer a variety dental care in Dubai including prevention and treatment of oral disease with specific advice on, prevention, nutrition, use of fluoride, pit and fissure sealants and teeth bleaching and other procedures.[americanmdcenter.com]
  • Ways to prevent oral cancer Taking a few simple steps can help one avoid the dangers and consequences of oral cancer or cancer of the mouth. Here is what you can do to prevent one.[thehealthsite.com]

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