1. Although dental diseases are preventable, many disparities in preventive dental care exist. Untreated dental disease is more prevalent in individuals from lower-income households and ethnic minorities.
  1. Which of the following can be described as the publicly funded program available to low-income populations and those with disabilities?
  1. Patients who present to emergency rooms ________________.
  1. Dental clinics that accept Medicaid coverage are decreasing. Some may still have difficulty finding clinics that accept coverage.
  1. What is the most overwhelming reason dental care is not accessed on a regular basis in the US?
  1. Which of the following barriers is most difficult to change?
  1. The mission of the Department of Health and Human Services is to ________________.
  1. Which program funds medical care for those over 65, but generally does not provide dental care coverage?
  1. Which of the following is the particular or desired frequency of dental care utilized by a population?
  1. Reports continue to suggest that if a population is insured, they are more likely to ________________.