Oral conditions here are conditions of the mouth and teeth, not including cancer. They are the sum of the following (with their relative contribution to the total Oral conditions deaths in 2002):
1. Dental caries, no map, (0.5% of deaths).
2. Periodontal disease, no map, (3% of deaths).
3. Edentulism, no map, (0% of deaths).
4. Other oral diseases, no map, (97% of deaths).
Oral conditions caused 0.003% of all deaths worldwide in 2002, an average of 3 deaths per 10 million people per year.