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dental

[′dent·əl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the teeth.
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On the demand for a specialised maternity unit in the Hoora and Gudaibiya area covering blocks 318, 319 and 308, the health centres were created to provide therapy services including family medication and oral and dental care for children and mothers.
Several studies have, in fact, shown that the past decade has brought improvements in access to dental care for children in Medicaid/ CHIP programs, resulting in increased utilization (Borchgrevink, Snyder, and Gehshan 2008; Government Accountability Office [GAO] 2010; CMS 2011a; Bailit and D'Adamo 2012; Edelstein 2012).
Pew is working with health and children's advocates in New Hampshire and other states to explore ways to improve access to dental care for children.
classifies dental care for children as an "essential health
Thunderclouds are now unfortunately imminent, challenging the current systems of dental care for children and threatening to undermine the advances that have occurred in providing quality paediatric dental care with well researched outcomes.
The options devised by the National Advisory Council on Oral Health to address these issues were intended to improve access to dental care for children, either by extending an existing entitlement, such as the Teen Dental Program, to all children (and by including treatment), or by extending existing public services for children.
Dubai Two state-of-the-art mobile units were donated yesterday to provide dental care for children in remote areas, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced.
Their cutting-edge facility provides dental care for children in the Newark, New Jersey, area where 42% of children live below the poverty rate and around 73% receive government medical assistance in the form of New Jersey FamilyCare/Medicaid.
Her specialisation includes dental care for children and adults, especially for those who are in need of orthodontic and dento-facial orthopaedic corrections such as jaw discrepancies.
Obtaining dental care for children in Medicaid and CHIP remains a challenge, as many states reported that most dentists in their state treat few or no Medicaid or CHIP patients.
Their topics include the oral prevention and care measures for head and neck cancer, evidence-based decision making in dental care, professional exposure to infectious pathogens in the dental and stomatological environment, special needs and attention required providing dental care for children with cleft lip and palate, the need for jaw stabilization to prevent dysphagia in Down syndrome, computer-aided oral implant surgery, considerations in the dental care of implant-treated patients, and patient autonomy and the doctor-patient relationship in dentistry.
I heard a dentist speak recently about going to India with a volunteer group that provides dental care for children.