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An Assessment of Mobile and Portable Dentistry Programs to Improve Population Oral Health

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Description
Describes configurations of portable and mobile dental programs including models and applications, discusses targeted populations, details variations in regulations by state, and examines outcomes of preventive interventions in underserved areas. Includes case studies of 7 programs initiated to improve access in underserved populations or in rural areas.
Author(s)
Margaret Langelier, Jean Moore, Rachel Carter, et al.
Date
08/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Oral Health Workforce Research Center
Tagged as
Access · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Oral health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Missouri · Nevada · New Hampshire · New York · North Carolina · South Carolina · Texas