Primary Health Care
May 8, 2023

Oral Health As Part of Primary Health Care

In many countries, poor oral health is one of the most common barriers to accessing primary health care. To combat this, some programs have integrated dental care into primary health care, bringing dentists and physicians together in the same office. Advantage Dental Plan sends hygienists to Women, Infants and Children clinics to seek out expectant […]

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April 6, 2023

Integrating Oral Health Into Primary Care

Integrating oral health into primary care holds the key to delivering affordable, accessible, and quality health care. Integrated primary health care includes several delivery functions such as access and continuity, planned oral care, risk-stratified care management, patient engagement, and coordination across the medical neighborhood. Communication, coordination, and referral between dental and medical professionals are key […]

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