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Social support and dental visits.

Authors
  • Gironda, Melanie W1
  • Maida, Carl
  • Marcus, Marvin
  • Wang, Yan
  • Liu, Honghu
  • 1 Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. [email protected]edu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2013
Volume
144
Issue
2
Pages
188–194
Identifiers
PMID: 23372135
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Timely or self-care-related dental visits depend in part on financial support and the number of one's close friends and family members. Clinicians should engage appropriate members of the patient's social network to facilitate dental visits.

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