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Health Care System Factors for Dental Disease: Untreated Decay in Children Aged 6-9

Health Care System Factors

Private dental insurance has improved access to dental care for many people. Medicaid and CHIP serve low income children; however, access remains a barrier to treatment. Individuals without dental insurance coverage have more untreated decay and were twice as likely to report that they could not access needed dental treatment during the past year.

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Content updated: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 09:35:27 MDT