HRSA and California HealthCare Foundation asked the IOM 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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Healthy People 2020 Topic Area: 
Access to Health Services
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Non-Systematic Review
Reduce Risk or Incidence of Disease or Condition, Eliminate Health Disparities, Effect Health System Change, Improve Quality of Life, Government & Policymakers, Environmental & Policy, Healthcare Providers, Students, Patients, Low Income
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, Reports: [Internet] Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations; 2011 Jul 13 [cited 2013 Jan 15]. Available from
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Source Agency: Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Healthy People (ODPHP-HP)
Captured Date: 2014-10-08 20:30:51.0