Inter-professional conflict and professionalization: dentistry and dental hygiene in Ontario.

@article{Adams2004InterprofessionalCA,
  title={Inter-professional conflict and professionalization: dentistry and dental hygiene in Ontario.},
  author={Tracey L. Adams},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 11},
  pages={2243-52}
}
In Ontario, Canada, an inter-professional struggle is occurring between the professions of dentistry and dental hygiene over who should be the primary oral health care provider for the public; that is, when someone seeks dental treatment, who should they see first? This conflict has been spurred by recent changes in the regulation of health care professions, changing markets for professional services, and the professional projects pursued by dental hygiene and dentistry. An examination of the… CONTINUE READING

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