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Burgette JM, Preisser JS, Jr., Weinberger M
Impact of early head start in North Carolina on dental care use among children younger than 3 years.
The researchers examined the effects of North Carolina Early Head Start (EHS), an early education program for low-income children younger than 3 years and their families, on dental care use among children. They concluded that EHS participation increases dental care use among disadvantaged young children.
Citation: Burgette JM, Preisser JS, Jr., Weinberger M . Impact of early head start in North Carolina on dental care use among children younger than 3 years. Am J Public Health 2017 Apr;107(4):614-20. doi: 10.2105/ajph.2016.303621.
Keywords: Children/Adolescents, Dental and Oral Health, Access to Care, Health Promotion, Low-Income