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Effects of Income and Dental Insurance Coverage on Need for Dental Care in Canada

Effects of Income and Dental Insurance Coverage on Need for Dental Care in Canada

Analysis of data from the 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey showed income-related inequities in need for dental care, even among people with dental insurance coverage and good dental hygiene habits.

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Posted in Professional Issues on April 15, 2014

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Effects of Income and Dental Insurance Coverage on Need for Dental Care in Canada

Effects of Income and Dental Insurance Coverage on Need for Dental Care in Canada

Analysis of data from the 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey showed income-related inequities in need for dental care, even among people with dental insurance coverage and good dental hygiene habits. Read more

Posted in Professional Issues on April 15, 2014

Inequity in Oral Health Care for Elderly Canadians: Part 3. Reducing Barriers to Oral Care

Inequity in Oral Health Care for Elderly Canadians: Part 3. Reducing Barriers to Oral Care

Governments and the dental profession should work together on strategies to address financial, behavioural and physical barriers that lead to inequity in oral health care for elderly Canadians. This is the final instalment in a 3-part series of articles examining oral health care for elderly Canadians. Read more

Posted in Professional Issues on March 17, 2014

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