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