FDI’s definition of oral health

Oral health is multi-faceted and includes the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow and convey a range of emotions through facial expressions with confidence and without pain, discomfort and disease of the craniofacial complex (head, face, and oral cavity).

Oral health means the health of the mouth. No matter what your age, oral health is vital to general health and well-being.