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Module 1: Oral Health in Rural Communities

Oral health is an integral component of an individual's health and well-being. Research demonstrates that poor oral health is related to a range of diseases. Access to oral healthcare services and having routine examinations can help to improve oral health and prevent disease. Rural communities experience disparities related to access to care, utilization of services, and outcomes in oral health. This module provides an overview of oral health in rural America.

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