Provision of Oral Health Care to Children under Seven Covered by Bolsa Família Program. Is This a Reality?

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Petrola, Krishna Andréia Feitosa; Bezerra, Ítalo Barroso; de Menezes, Érico Alexandro Vasconcelos; Calvasina, Paola; Saintrain, Maria Vieira de Lima; Pimentel G. F. Vieira-Meyer, Anya;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 8 (eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4990266, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161244
  • Subject: Oral Medicine | Research Article | Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health | Professions | Oral Health | Health Care Policy | Families | Age Groups | Population Groupings | Health Care Facilities | People and Places | Children | Public and Occupational Health | Socioeconomic Aspects of Health | Health Systems Strengthening | Medicine and Health Sciences | Health Care | Supervisors

Over the last decade, there has been a great improvement in the oral health of Brazilians. However, such a trend was not observed among five-year-old children. Dental caries are determined by the interplay between biological and behavioral factors that are shaped by bro... View more
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