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Dental care is the most commonly cited unmet health-care service due to cost. Previous research has highlighted the unmet dental needs of people living with HIV (PLWH). Understanding associations among dental insurance availability, dental care utilization, and the presence of unmet dental needs among PLWH is a public health priority.
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Name: Journal of public health dentistry
Access to dental healthcare services is a major determinant of dental health in communities. This meta-analysis was conducted to estimate the global prevalence of dental needs and of unmet dental need...
To evaluate the self-perceived preparedness of final year dental undergraduate students in dental public universities in Malaysia.
Low-income adults in the United States have historically had limited access to dental coverage and poor dental health outcomes.
In the United Kingdom, policy and guidance changes regarding the role of Dental Therapists (DTs) were implemented in recent years with a view to changing dental care to a more preventive-focussed, tea...
Despite a decline in the prevalence of dental caries among children in England and ongoing arrangements for the provision of free dental care up to the age of 18 y, there is limited information on the...
Oral Health Literacy is an integral part that should be taken into measures when evaluating the oral health status of any population. It has been stated that adults with low oral health li...
An epidemiological survey for prevalence desription of dental morbidity (caries, gingivitis, dental trauma and fluorosis) among IDF general recruits. Morbidity measures were collected from...
Dog-assisted therapy (DAT) is used in several contexts within various areas of health care. One documented effect is that the proximity of a dog may lower anxiety in perceived stressful si...
Audio-Visual (AV) Distraction is a recent modality introduced to the entertaining market technology for adults and children. Some practitioners started using this modality of distraction i...
The study's purpose is to find an easy and effective alternative to dental floss for those persons who cannot or choose not to dental floss so that they can maintain and/or achieve optimal...
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of the elderly for proper maintenance or treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Insurance providing coverage for dental care.
Dental care for the emotionally, mentally, or physically disabled patient. It does not include dental care for the chronically ill ( = DENTAL CARE FOR CHRONICALLY ILL).
Dental care for patients with chronic diseases. These diseases include chronic cardiovascular, endocrinologic, hematologic, immunologic, neoplastic, and renal diseases. The concept does not include dental care for the mentally or physically disabled which is DENTAL CARE FOR DISABLED.
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....
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Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a member of the lentivirus sub-set of the retrovirus family of pathogens. It causes AIDS, or Acquired Immuno Deficiency Sy...