The authors develop an oral health literacy instrument for Spanish-speaking adults, evaluate its psychometric properties, and determine its comparability to an English version.
Only when wealth fell by 50 percent or more did older Americans decrease dental use. This finding might extend to other health care services that are preventive, routine, and relatively inexpensive.
The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship of wealth and income and the relative impact of each on dental utilization in a population of older Americans, using data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS).
This manuscript describes the process for developing the PROMIS parent proxy-report item banks and the sample for establishing item calibrations.
Impact of capitated, or CAP, and FFS dental benefit plans on the enrollees' satisfaction with their plans and their satisfaction with their dentists.
Impact of different dental plan types, dental markets, premiums, out-of-pocket costs and enrollee demographics on the enrollees' oral health status.
Differences in health and access to dental services among a sample of patients with HIV using Andersen's Behavioral Model of Health Services Use.
In this article the author will highlight the RAND Expert Panel.
Oral health conditions associated with HIV disease are frequently more severe than those of the general population.
The intent of the present study was to establish accurate population estimates of the use of dental services by patients under medical care.
This article reports on a study investigating the consistency across different consensus panels of ratings of appropriateness for dental procedures.
The authors of this article on oral health status indices state that the scope of these measures needs to be expanded so that the indices have the same sort of breadth as general health indices.
Using data from the Rand Health Insurance Experiment, the effects of cost-sharing plans on the health of the primary teeth in 264 children aged 3 to 5 years were investigated.