An analysis of preventive dental visits by provider type, 1996.

@article{Goodman2005AnAO,
  title={An analysis of preventive dental visits by provider type, 1996.},
  author={Harold S Goodman and Marion C Manski and John N Williams and Richard J. Manski},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={136 2},
  pages={221-8}
}
BACKGROUND Understanding preventive dental visit utilization patterns facilitates planning of the dental health services delivery system. The authors examine these patterns by analyzing the receipt of preventive dental services in the United States by type of dental provider. METHODS The authors analyzed data from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) for the U.S. community-based population. They developed national estimates for the population with preventive dental visits by… CONTINUE READING