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Provider participation is one factor affecting access to care for Medicaid recipients. There is evidence that providers are increasingly limiting their acceptance of Medicaid patients. Reasons cited for physicians and dentists not participating in Medicaid include low reimbursement rates, excessive paperwork, denial of reimbursement, and bureaucratic(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the value of including repetition and reinforcement in a dental health education program for school children. Sixty-one pupils, 11 to 13 years of age, were divided into three groups according to room assignments. Group I (control) received no oral hygiene lectures or instructions until the conclusion of the(More)
A study was conducted to gather data from dental deans regarding the publication rates of faculty in dental schools. An analysis of the findings suggests that when compared with a previous study the rate of publication has increased. For tenure awardees, the number of publications has increased when the findings of the current study are compared with the(More)
A study was conducted to assess the attitudes of school personnel and parents toward a school-based fluoride mouthrinse (FMR) program. The responses were obtained by administering a questionnaire to school personnel and parents of an urban school system. The responses of the school personnel indicate that they support the FMR program as it is currently(More)