Introduction: This review was undertaken to analyze the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and dental caries with the available literature evidence.
Materials and methods: The articles were searched from Medline/PubMed and Journal of Web published between 2005 and 2016.
Results: Out of the 146 references obtained, 16 articles in English language were read in full, which fulfilled the inclusion criteria after assessing by Down and Black criteria.
Conclusion: No consensus was reached in the relationship between BMI and dental caries in the present review due to varied associations
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