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Dent Clin North Am. 2013 Apr;57(2):xv-xxviii. doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2013.02.007.

Women's oral health: growing evidence for enhancing perspectives.

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  • 1Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry, Nashville, TN 37208, USA. leslie.halpern@yahoo.com

Abstract

Women's health, including oral health, is an evolving science with foundation knowledge from many disciplines. Key milestones, particularly in the last decade, provide a roadmap towards the necessary inclusion of gender into dental practice. Such focus is especially important for the evolving role of oral health care providers as primary health care providers. Continued progress of the vibrant incorporation of evidence-based women's oral health into the standard practice of oral health care is encouraged. This expanded preface provides an introduction to this DCNA issue, a brief history and timeline of major women's oral health events, and resources for further consideration.

Copyright © 2013. Published by Elsevier Inc.

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