The dental care of U.S. children: Access, use and referrals by nondentist providers, 2003

May Chu; Sweis, Luciana E.; Guay, Albert H.; Manski, Richard J.
October 2007
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Oct2007, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p1324
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study which examined dental care of children in the U.S. The study also examined the role of nondentist practitioners in referring child patients for dental care by analyzing data from the 2003 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey performed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Center for Health Statistics. The study found that children from families with higher income are more likely to seek dental care than children from low-income families.


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