The role of dentist, practice and patient factors in the provision of dental services.

@article{Brennan2005TheRO,
  title={The role of dentist, practice and patient factors in the provision of dental services.},
  author={David S Brennan and Andrew J. Spencer},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={181-95}
}
OBJECTIVES Service provision varies by dentist, practice and patient factors. However, limited subsets of these potential influences on service rates have been explored. More comprehensive models could improve our understanding of the factors influencing the pattern of care delivered. The aim of this study was to examine variation in dental services by dentist (treatment choice, practice beliefs, preferences for patients, demographics), practice (type, location, size and volume of practice) and… CONTINUE READING

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