Provision of domiciliary dental care by Scottish dentists: a national survey

  title={Provision of domiciliary dental care by Scottish dentists: a national survey},
  author={M Petrina Sweeney and Sarah Manton and Chris Kennedy and Lorna M. D. Macpherson and Sarah Turner},
Demand for domiciliary dental care is increasing as a result of a growing population of elderly and functionally dependent patients, legislative pressure and an increasingly dentate population.Objective To estimate the amount and types of dental care currently being undertaken on a domiciliary basis in Scotland and to examine the barriers to the provision of such care.Method A descriptive study, involving a self-administered postal questionnaire was employed. All general dental practitioners (n… CONTINUE READING
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