publication . Preprint . 2015

Reducing Early Childhood Tooth Decay: Strategies for State Medicaid and CHIP Dental Program Managers

Colin Reusch; Meg Booth; Leslie Foster;
Open Access
  • Published: 30 May 2015
Abstract
Young children who are enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be at risk for developing early childhood caries (ECC). ECC is a chronic bacterial infection that causes severe tooth decay and can begin to develop before baby teeth erupt.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseasesfood and beveragesgenetic structuresfungistomatognathic system
free text keywords: Oral Health, Issue Brief, CMS, Early Childhood Tooth Decay, ECC, Dental Program Managers, Medicaid dental services, jel:I

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