Revista Cubana de Estomatología
version ISSN 0034-7507
The family is an active element and mediator in relationships of subjects with society. It is the smaller structural component of the society, but it is a vital significance. Stomatologists must to know the health status of the families in community, its particular features, value system, habits, traditions and situations went through. It will allow them to direct its work on the base of the found difficulties. A bibliographic review was conducted to formulate the role and responsibility of family in face of oral health, as well as to express the stomatologist role in the buccodental health of community. We conclude that insofar as the subject and its family to value and be involved in the health preservation, better results will be obtained in the future. It is necessary to continue in the task to improve the culture on oral health in the family and that in this activity it is essential the stomatologist role since they are who guide and to orient population to raise the educational level related to oral health.
Keywords : Family relevancy; oral health.