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Oral health

NICE Guideline NG48 - Oral health for adults in care homes
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Oral health is essential to general health and quality of life. It means being free from mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral infection and sores, gum disease, tooth decay, tooth loss, and other diseases and disorders that limit a person's ability to bite, chew, smile and speak.

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