Racial and ethnic disparities in dental care for publicly insured children.

@article{Pourat2010RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic disparities in dental care for publicly insured children.},
  author={Nadereh Pourat and Len Finocchio},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={
          1356-63
        }
}
Poor oral health has important implications for the healthy development of children. Children in Medicaid, especially Latinos and African Americans, experience high rates of tooth decay, yet they visit dentists less often than privately insured children. Even Latino and African American children with private insurance are less likely than white children to visit dentists and have longer intervals between dental visits. Furthermore, Latino and African American children in Medicaid are more… CONTINUE READING
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