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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Differently Abled – A Dental Public Health Challenge

Gaurav Gupta, Manu Narayan, Navin A Ingle, Sabyasachi Saha, Sahana Shivkumar

Citation Information : Gupta G, Narayan M, Ingle NA, Saha S, Shivkumar S. Differently Abled – A Dental Public Health Challenge. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2011; 5 (1):1-3.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-5-1-1

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

Oral health care for children and adults with disabilities is a health care area that has received scant attention. It is seen that most persons with a significant disability cannot find a professional resource to provide appropriate and necessary dental care. Lack of access to dental services for this growing segment of our population is reaching critical levels and is a national dilemma.


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