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State of Decay: Rural Areas in America Are at a Tooth Loss

Source
KNOE
Date
Oct 18, 2021
Summary
Describes challenges facing rural communities related to oral health, including dental care access and lack of fluoridation in public drinking water systems, and the oral health disparities that impact rural areas in Appalachia and the Delta region. Highlights the perspectives of rural dentists and researchers as well as efforts at the local level to address oral health issues.
Tagged as
Access · Appalachia · Delta Region · Health disparities · Oral health · Public health