Health Care in Rural America: A Focus on Dental Care
Presents findings from a survey of rural adults age 40 and over conducted from November 20 to December 18, 2020, addressing challenges rural populations face in maintaining oral health and consistently accessing oral health providers. Also addresses difficulty paying dental bills and delays in seeking care as a result. Presents data on dental visits by health status, income, insurance coverage, and reasons for delaying or forgoing care.
Access · Elderly population · Income · Oral health · Statistics and data