The dental care pathway of welfare recipients in Quebec.

@article{Bedos2003TheDC,
  title={The dental care pathway of welfare recipients in Quebec.},
  author={Christophe Pierre Bedos and Jean-Marc Brodeur and Laurence Boucheron and Lucie Richard and Mike Benigeri and M. Vandeputte Olivier and Slim Haddad},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={
          2089-99
        }
}
IN Quebec (Canada), the utilization of dental care services varies greatly from one social class to another: whereas the well-to-do visit the dentist often for check-ups, those most in need demonstrate a "wait-and-see" attitude. The objective of our research was to describe the dental care pathway of the underprivileged when confronted with symptoms, and to understand how this pathway might be interrupted and possibly lead to tooth extractions. We arranged 16 one-on-one interviews with adult… CONTINUE READING

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