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What are the common oral health problems?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cavities, Gums top 2

Tooth decay affects more than one-fourth of U.
S. Children aged 2–5 years and half of those aged 12–15 years. About half of all children and two-thirds of adolescents aged 12–19 years from lower-income families have had decay. Advanced gum disease affects 4%–12% of U.S. Adults. More than 7, 800 people, mostly older americans, die from oral and pharyngeal cancers each year.

In brief: Cavities, Gums top 2

Tooth decay affects more than one-fourth of U.
S. Children aged 2–5 years and half of those aged 12–15 years. About half of all children and two-thirds of adolescents aged 12–19 years from lower-income families have had decay. Advanced gum disease affects 4%–12% of U.S. Adults. More than 7, 800 people, mostly older americans, die from oral and pharyngeal cancers each year.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Cavities would be the most common.
Chronic cavities can lead to oral abscesses, which can potentially spread. Bad breath is also a result of poor oral hygiene.

In brief: See below

Cavities would be the most common.
Chronic cavities can lead to oral abscesses, which can potentially spread. Bad breath is also a result of poor oral hygiene.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many

Cavities (infection) gum disease (infection) malocclusion bad breath tempro-mandibular joint dysfunction these re the most common.
..Ask your dentist for advice and guidance. Least invasive and costly treatments are done on incipient problems...Don't wait until your body screams back at you.

In brief: Many

Cavities (infection) gum disease (infection) malocclusion bad breath tempro-mandibular joint dysfunction these re the most common.
..Ask your dentist for advice and guidance. Least invasive and costly treatments are done on incipient problems...Don't wait until your body screams back at you.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Rod Zimmerman
Dentistry

In brief: Cavity, gum disease

Common oral problems include tooth decay, gum disease, ulcers, and mal-aligned teeth.

In brief: Cavity, gum disease

Common oral problems include tooth decay, gum disease, ulcers, and mal-aligned teeth.
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
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