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ISSN: 2641-1768

Scholarly Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

OpinionOpen Access

The Current Problem of Oral Health Due to Improper Tooth Brushing in the State of Mexico

Volume 1 - Issue 2

María Elena Villaseñor Martínez*

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    • Degree in Dentistry from the Autonomous University, Mexico

    *Corresponding author: María Elena Villaseñor Martínez, Degree in Dentistry from the Autonomous University, Mexico

Received: September 04, 2018;   Published: September 10, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/SJPBS.2018.01.000107

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In ancient times the importance to oral hygiene was already taken, diseases were often considered a punishment of the gods for offenses inflicted on them. Subsequently, dental caries was attributed to vitiated bodily fluids or worms. The medicine of Greek and Roman times are the problems of teething (Hippocrates, 460- 377 BC, Galen, 130-200 AD) persistent milk teeth (Celso, 25 BC JC 50 Be JC) and the presence of erupted teeth in newborns (Pliny the Elder, 23-79 AD JC).In 1743 Rober Bunon, “Father of Pediatric Dentistry.” Other authors who also intervened in the birth of this specialty were LT Duchein (1759) and ND Dechément (1804) in France and Z. Fraenkel (1817) in Denmark.