Could Dentists Double As Doctors?

Could Dentists Double As Doctors?
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Research out of NYU points to the oral hygiene industry as the new front line for preventative medicine.

Sam McNerney
  • 19 january 2012

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health released the findings from data collected by a nursing-dental research group at New York University (NYU), and is the first of its kind to determine the proportion of Americans who are seen annually by a dentist but not by a general healthcare provider. The team analyzed data from 31,262 adults and children who participated in the Department of Health & Human Services 2008 Annual National Health Interview Survey.

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