Improving Rural Oral Health: Six States’ Response to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Oral Health Strategic Framework
Findings brief describing how Colorado, Iowa, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina have responded to the Department of Health and Human Services' 2014-2017 goals for advancing oral health in America, with emphasis on programs available to children. Features statistics including number of dental insurance companies, number of public health dental clinics or Federally Qualified Health Centers providing oral health services, and number of full-time and part-time dentists and dental hygienists at these facilities in each of the six states.
Amy B. Martin, Janice C. Probst, Karen M. Jones
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Access · Children and youth · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health insurance · Oral health · Primary care · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Colorado · Iowa · New Mexico · North Carolina · Pennsylvania · South Carolina