Dental Health Is Worse in Communities of Color


This article explores the disparities that communities of color face in dental health outcomes and in access to dental health care. Some aspects of dental health where disparities arise are covered within the piece, including the frequency of dental visits and preventive care, the likelihood of having sealants, the incidence of untreated tooth decay, and more.

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BIPOC Health Equity Library
Published on 09/27/2022