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Finding New Ways to Meet Oral Health Needs in Rural Areas

Description
Reports that dentist shortages are prompting rural doctors and nurses to provide dental care themselves. Describes programs in Maine and Iowa in which oral health services are provided by healthcare providers other than dental care professionals.
Author(s)
Candi Helseth
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
08/2010
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Dental workforce · Graduate medical education · Health screening · Oral health · Iowa · Maine