Safeguarding Seafarers’ Health: The Impact Of Poor Dental Hygiene

Capt. John

Ensuring the health and well-being of seafarers is paramount for maritime safety. However, an often-overlooked aspect of seafarer health is dental hygiene, which has been increasingly impacting crew members. Here’s an overview:

Rising Dental Cases Among Seafarers

In recent years, dental cases have surged among seafarers, becoming a significant concern for maritime health. Common issues include cavities, displaced fillings, toothaches, periodontal disease, and fragmented teeth.

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