What Exactly Do We Mean by Oral Health?
When thinking of your oral health, your mouth likely comes to mind, but if you think about eating, kissing, speaking, and smiling, it really is much more than that. After all, your teeth and smile is part of almost everything you do. You use your smile to convey emotion, friendliness, and love. Your smile means a lot to those who love you – so it’s important to recognize its role in your life.
Recently, over 200 professional organizations opted to adopt a new definition of oral health that includes some key components for your quality of life.
The ability to:
The definition also states that oral health includes being able to express yourself ...