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Racial/Ethnic disparities in health care: lessons from medicine for dentistry.

Kressin NR. Racial/Ethnic disparities in health care: lessons from medicine for dentistry. Journal of Dental Education. 2005 Sep 1; 69(9):998-1002.

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To describe what is known about racial disparities in provided health care and to better understand the dynamics of this issue within dentistry, this article draws on data from the medical literature, focusing especially on reviewing what is known about disparities in care received by those who have accessed the health care system. An overview of the possible causal factors is presented, along with suggestions for future research.

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