Children's Dental Care: Periodicity of Checkups and Access to Care, 2003

How often do doctors and other health care providers recommend dental checkups for their minor patients?

This Statistical Brief answers that question, along with data on how often children receive dental care and the cost of checkups, using data from the child health supplement, preventive care, and access to care sections of the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) for 2003.

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