Report: Expanding the Physician's Role in Addressing the Oral Health of Adults

Posted on October 9, 2013

 

Many disadvantaged adults visit physicians or hospital emergency departments to receive relief from dental pain. Physicians also see patients with general questions or concerns about their oral health. Unfortunately, because physicians generally have received little oral health training, patients often do not receive comprehensive emergency services or appropriate counseling, according to a new article published in American Journal of Public Health.

To read the article at Medscape Today, click here.

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