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Dental Health - SciSpacE

Dental Health

The main purpose of this Topical Team is to conduct a systematic literature review on dental health of astronauts during their short- and long-term crewed missions in space with critical analy is on every aspect of dental health. This review should allow formulating preliminary conclusions to be used as recommendations for guidelines to prevent dental problems that can be hard to address and solve in space and that could be one main cause of evacuation. This work will be a comprehensive investigation of dental health, which will include preventive dentistry, periodontology, oral microbiome and oral pathology, restorative, and prosthetic dentistry, TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) and all other surrounding structures.