Tanzania Dental Association (Agent for Oral Health Promotion in Tanzania)

Tanzania Dental Association (Agent for Oral Health Promotion in Tanzania)

• Oral Health is essential to general health and quality of life

• OH defined as state of being free from

• mouth and facial pain

• Oral and throat cancer

• Oral infections and sores

• Periodontal (Gum) disease

• Tooth decay

• Tooth loss

• and other diseases and conditions that limit an individual’s capacity in biting, chewing, smiling, speaking and psychosocial well-being• Promotion of oral health – a cost effective strategy to reduce the burden of oral disease and maintain oral health and quality of life.

• It is an integral part of health promotion in general, as oral health is a determinant of general health and quality of life

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