Oral Health and Chronic Disease
On this page:
- Oral Health and Communicable Diseases: HIV/AIDS and Oral Health) - World Health Organisation
- Dental Practice Education and Research Unit (DPERU)
- Chronic Conditions and Oral Health - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2012)
- Dental Care for People with Diabetes - South Australian Dental Service
- Queensland Government - HIV, Mouth Sores, Dry Mouth.
- Cancer Council SA
- Dental Decay Linked to Chronic Diseases/Links Between Oral health and General Health: Cases for Action - Dental Health Services Victoria
- Dental Health and Heart Health - American Heart Association
The WHO publication Oral Health and Communicable Diseases: HIV/AIDS and Oral Health provides information about oral health in relation to HIV and AIDS.
The Dental Practice Education and Research Unit provides pamphlets on a variety of topics including the following in relation to chronic illnesses and oral health:
The AIHW produced the Chronic Conditions and Oral Health report which provides information on the impact of oral conditions for people who have chronic conditions including asthma, cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other conditions.
SADS produced this publication, Dental Care for People with Diabetes. Diabetes sufferers are more susceptible to Oral Diseases due to the diseases effect son the immune system. This page provides information on Periodontal (gum disease) and how to keep your mouth healthy including if you wear dentures.
Provides information sheets on the following topics:
Cancer Council SA
Cancer Council SA provides information for people who have cancer or care for someone with cancer, this includes information on how to keep the mouth healthy.
Dental Decay Linked to Chronic Diseases/Links Between Oral Health and General Health: Cases for Action - Dental Health Services Victoria
The Dental Decay Linked to Chronic Diseases - The Case for Action page contains information about the linkages between oral health and chronic diseases. The page contains a link to the document Links Between Oral Health and General Health - The Case for Action which outlines the importance of oral health promotion to reduce oral disease and other negative health impacts.
Dental Health and Heart Health discusses the linkage between oral health and heart disease and promotes good oral hygiene.