Overcoming Historical Separation between Oral and General Health Care: Interprofessional Collaboration for Promoting Health Equity.

Abstract

Since the founding of dental schools as institutions distinct from medical schools, dentistry-its practice, service delivery, and insurance coverage, for example-and dental care have been kept separate from medical care in the United States. This separation is most detrimental to undeserved groups at highest risk for poor oral health. As awareness grows of… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/journalofethics.2016.18.9.pfor1-1609

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@article{Simon2016OvercomingHS, title={Overcoming Historical Separation between Oral and General Health Care: Interprofessional Collaboration for Promoting Health Equity.}, author={Lisa E Simon}, journal={AMA journal of ethics}, year={2016}, volume={18 9}, pages={941-9} }