Quality and Efficacy of Preventive Oral Health Care Provided by ECP Dental Hygienists in a School Based Dental Home

October 2014
Journal of Dental Hygiene;Oct2014, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p320
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Quality and Efficacy of Preventive Oral Health Care Provided by ECP Dental Hygienists in a School Based Dental Home" by Melanie Simmer-Beck, Bonnie Branson, Cynthia Gadbury-Amyot, Patricia J. Kelly, Arif Ahmed and Mary Walker is presented.


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