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Tracking early visits to the dentist: a look at the first 3 years of the Manitoba Dental Association’s Free First Visit program.

Authors
  • Schroth, Robert J1
  • Boparai, Gurinder
  • Boparai, Manpreet
  • Zhang, Liping
  • Svitlica, Miroslava
  • Jacob, Lanny
  • Stein, Leon
  • Lekic, Charles
  • 1 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal (Canadian Dental Association)
Publication Date
2015
Volume
81
Identifiers
PMID: 26030602
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although many Manitoba children have had an FFV, few visit a dentist by 12 months, as recommended by the dental profession. There is a need to improve the proportion of children visiting a dentist by the recommended age, and general practitioners should assume a greater role in providing this service.

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