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Gap in Dental Care Utilization Between Medicaid and Privately Insured Children Narrows , Remains Large for Adults

  title={Gap in Dental Care Utilization Between Medicaid and Privately Insured Children Narrows , Remains Large for Adults},
  author={Marko Vujicic and Kamyar Nasseh},
Dental care utilization patterns have been shifting dramatically in the United States the past decade. More children than ever are visiting the dentist, with the largest increases over time coming from low-income children. In contrast, adult dental care utilization rates have been falling steadily for all income groups and also among those with private dental benefits coverage.1 Many factors are contributing to these trends. Financial barriers to dental care are increasing among adults, while… 

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