The face of a child: children's oral health and dental education.

  title={The face of a child: children's oral health and dental education.},
  author={Wendy E. Mouradian},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  volume={65 9},
Dental care is the most common unmet health care need of children. Those at increased risk for problems with oral health and access to care are from poor or minority families, lack health insurance, or have special health care needs. These factors place more than 52 percent of children at risk for untreated oral disease. Measures of access and parental report indicate unmet oral health needs, but do not provide guidance as to the nature of children's oral health needs. Children's oral health… CONTINUE READING

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