Insurance status affects access to dental appointments A study using research assistants who posed as mothers of a 10-year-old boy with a fractured front tooth seeking an urgent dental appointment measured dentists' willingness to provide treatment to children with Medicaid/CHIP versus private insurance.
Tesco reveals dental map of Britain Research from a survey by Tesco Dental Insurance has revealed Brits are finding it increasingly difficult to find an NHS dentist. The results also show that rising dental costs are putting people off visiting the dentist.
High barriers to dental care exist for 12 million children As the nation begins to focus its attention on the prospects of major health care reforms, one important aspect of health must not be overlooked ? access to affordable dental care for children. If left untreated, tooth decay in childhood can lead to lifelong tooth and gum problems, hospitalizations and emergency room visits, delayed physical development and loss of school days.
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