November 24, 2019
by Gulf Today
Oral health impacts on general health, is associated with chronic diseases and on Wednesday, a dentist in Dubai gave advice on how men take care of their teeth and gums.
The dentist is Dr. Ghadir Atout who laid out five tips not only in relation to a recent US study and her own observation in the region that men are at more risk of gum infections or periodontal diseases at 56 per cent than women at 39 per cent but more so as “Movember” is the nickname of November.
“Movember” refers to “Men’s Health Month” even though the cry for a designated “International Men’s Day” began in the 1960s and so far, 80 countries have calendared Nov. 19 as their “IMD.”
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