Health of tooth, oral cavity is important as well as the prevention of odontopathy such as cavity or periodontal disease in keeping joy to eat from mouth and pleasure to talk.
In addition, commencing with lifestyle-related diseases such as periodontal disease and diabetes, cancer, relation with aspiration-related pneumonia and premature birth becomes clear scientifically, and health of tooth and oral cavity plays a big role in maintenance increase of health of whole body and advances to medical department dentistry cooperation to raise quality of medical treatment.
On the other hand, there are more cavities of child in Kumamoto than national average, and there is problem that there is much, but there is Amakusa area from Kumamoto average in improvement trend year by year.
We compiled data of Amakusa area this time mainly on the infants period and school age.
Each one including the cavity prevention and periodical dental health examination will try for health promotion of tooth and oral cavity in future.
The cavity possession situation (PDF: 214.3 kilobytes) of 1 Amakusa area infants period, school age