Hidden Crisis: Pediatric Oral Health In Rural America
Highlights barriers to rural pediatric oral health, along with proposed solutions. Examines Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas, oral health literacy, and needed Medicaid reforms. Features model oral health programs in Washington, Montana, North Dakota, Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Louisiana, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland, and includes profiles of several rural providers.
Michael A. Ignelzi, Tegwyn Brickhouse, Erica Caffrey, et al.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Access · Children and youth · Dental workforce · Health literacy · Health screening · Health workforce shortage designations · Health workforce supply and demand · Medicaid · Oral health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Arizona · Colorado · Louisiana · Maryland · Montana · Nebraska · North Carolina · North Dakota · Virginia · Washington