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Primary care, the dental profession, and the prevalence of chronic diseases in the United States.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23017547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The population of the United States is aging rapidly, and the prevalence of chronic diseases will increase as the population grows and ages. The management of chronic illnesses will become an increasing burden for primary care providers. This article suggests that dentists may need to monitor chronic disease and control the risk factors (ie, provide primary care) for their own dental patients.
Authors:
Chester W Douglass; Jayapriyaa R Shanmugham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dental clinics of North America     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1558-0512     ISO Abbreviation:  Dent. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217440     Medline TA:  Dent Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  699-730     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: chester_douglass@hsdm.harvard.edu.
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