Pandemic Considerations on Essential Oral Health Care: Study


This model also introduces a definition of basic oral healthcare and calls for oral healthcare to be acknowledged as an integral component of a healthcare system’s essential services.

“There is a vital need for evidence-based criteria to define which dental interventions are to be included in each section of essential oral healthcare. A lack of clearly defined primary oral healthcare services leaves people at risk for physical, mental, and social harm,” stated JDR Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Jakubovics.

“All stakeholders, including the academic, research, and clinical communities, should work together to respond to this call for a consensus.”

Source: Medindia


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