Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases

Editorial - Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases (2017) Volume 2, Issue 1

The importance of oral health in pre- and post-operative bariatric patients.

Over the past few years, bariatric surgery has become a viable option for obesity treatment. Being a multifactorial disease, different professionals play an important role in the preparation for surgery and its follow-up. The relations between oral health (or lack of it) and obesity have increasingly brought dentists closer to the bariatric multidisciplinary team.

Author(s): Ricardo Bruno Ventre

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