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Perceptions of Oral Health, Preventive Care, and Care-Seeking Behaviors Among Rural Adolescents

Description
Examines how rural minority and low income adolescents, ages 12 to 18, from Medically Underserved and Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas in Florida perceive oral health and seek dental care in order to identify barriers in accessing dental health services. Discusses the option of providing oral health services within a school-based health center.
Author(s)
Virginia J. Dodd, Henrietta Logan, Cameron D. Brown, et al.
Citation
Journal of School Health, 84(12), 802-809
Date
12/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Children and youth · Minorities · Oral health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Florida