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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18-24

Mobile dental clinics - A review


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, P.M.N.M. Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot -587 101, India
2 Assistant professor and Guide, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Governmental Dental College, Bangalore - 560 002, India
3 Professor & Head, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Governmental Dental College, Bangalore - 560 002, India

Correspondence Address:
K JayaPrakash
Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, P.M.N.M. Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot -587 101
India
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The geographic spread of the human population is varied, vast and often isolated which makes access to dental care difficult. Mal-distribution of the oral health care personnel has lead to insufficiency to cope with increasing levels of oral disease and demand for treatment. Hence alternative methods of oral health delivery is required to meet the over-whelming need of the under served and less privileged rural and urban population. This review highlights the features of a typical mobile dental clinic. The review confirms that mobile dental system is a viable means providing essential dental service and an effective oral health delivery system, especially in a developing country like India.


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