A New Approach of the Oral Health in the frame of The Public Health.
Summary The health is a product socially constructed from the social, political, economic dynamics and the human development. These dynamics are constituted in determinants thatintervene in the processes of health disease of the populations, since the result of the same ones they are those who determine the ways of falling ill and of dying. It is necessarily to extend the concept of Oral Health and to take it beyond the conception that, to have a healthy mouth is, “not to have caries and to have the white and / or equal teeth”. The caries dental and in general the diseases ofthe oral cavity, they continue being one of the more urgent motives of attention in the Institutions of Health, despite of the conceptual, technical and methodological advances of the different specialities of the Dentistry. These results are a product of facing the problems in oral health from a purely clinical approach that loses sight of the relationship is the subject of the intervention withtheir family and social environment, while not prone to the development of autonomy the person to control their disease. Oral health and its features are a mirror of the social, economic, political and human development, for which progress is needed in the analysis of these conditions in order to promote oral health and other settings from a new approach in the search for the conditions andlifestyles that enhance the positive quality of life and allow the building of sustainable social development.
Key Words Health, Public Health, Oral Health, Health Promotion.
La salud de las personas y de los grupos sociales, es el resultado de un proceso complejo y dinámico que se produce socialmente en todos los ámbitos donde la vida social se desarrolla (la familia, el barrio, la escuela,el trabajo, las redes de servicios, etc.). Así mismo, “el estar saludable”, resulta siendo un estado muy importante para la construcción y el desarrollo de un proyecto de vida, ya que involucra tener un bienestar físico, un bienestar psicológico y un bienestar social. También el “estar saludable” se consigue cuando se construye una relación armónica con el medio ambiente que nos rodea. Y en esa...