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Impact Of Lifestyle Diseases On Oral Health

Ahmed, Junaid and *, Saranya B and Shenoy, Nandita and *, Almas Binnal (2013) Impact Of Lifestyle Diseases On Oral Health. NJIRM, 4 (6). pp. 133-137. ISSN 2230 - 9969

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Abstract

The lifestyle of an individual has varied implications in his/her overall health. Lifestyle diseases caused bysmoking and use of smokeless tobacco, alcohol consumption, poor nutrition, and obesity and stress contribute to the leading causes of preventable death. Of the lifestyle factors certain behaviors and practices such as poor eating habits, inactivity, use of tobacco and alcohol form the preventable factors and ethnicity, age, gender, heredity form the non-preventable factors contributing to lifestyle diseases. This review discusses the lifestyle practices that have a profound impact on the oral health and the various modifications in lifestyle that can prevent them

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: lifestyle diseases, oral health, lifestyle modification
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 11:41
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2014 11:41
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138302

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