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Health Care System Factors for Dental Sealants: Children Age 6-9

Health Care System Factors

Private dental insurance often covers sealant placement with some exclusions. Medicaid and CHIP include sealant coverage for low-income children; however, access remains a barrier to treatment. Individuals without dental insurance coverage are less likely to have sealants.

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Content updated: Thu, 4 Feb 2021 12:04:08 MST