Fad diets: Facts for dental professionals

Mobley, Connie
January 2008
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Jan2008, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p48
Academic Journal
The article explores fad diet practices tied up with oral health status in the U.S. and the role of the dental practitioner in addressing pertinent issues. It reviews the literature regarding overweight and obesity in the country to interpret issues that may arise in examining fad diet practices among dental patients. Dental professionals can guide patients toward dietary choices that support oral health and the realization of a healthy weight.


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