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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2011

Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations

Description of Resource: 
The Health Resources and Services Administration and the California HealthCare Foundation asked the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council to assess the current oral health care system, to develop a vision for how to improve oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations, and to recommend ways to achieve this vision.

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Developed By: 
Institute of Medicine
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Access to Health Services
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
Committee on Oral Health Access to Services, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies. Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations [Internet]. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2011 Jul 13 [cited 2013 Jan 15]. Available from: http://www.nationalacademies.org/HMD/Reports/2011/Improving-Access-to-Oral-Health-Care-for-Vulnerable-and-Underserved-Populations.aspx