Acculturation and Oral Health: A Review.Darshana Bennadi1*, Sibyl S2, Nandita Kshetrimayum3, Mythri H1, and Bharateesh JV1.
- *Corresponding Author:
- Darshana Bennadi
Department of Public Health Dentistry, Sri Siddhartha Dental College and Hospital, Tumkur, Karnataka, India.
Received: 01/11/2013 Revised: 12/11/2013 Accepted: 22/11/2013
With the swelling number of immigrants around the world, there has been a growing concern about the gradual process of acculturation; Acculturation which leads health and oral health disparities. Now a days it is one of the major public health challenge which require development of measures that captures its positive and negative effects on individuals and community at large. This review has focused on its measurement and impacts on oral health.