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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2005 :: 66(1)
Alzheimer's Disease and Family Caregiving READ MORE »

MARCH/APRIL 2005 :: 66(2)
The North Carolina Healthcare Safety Net READ MORE »

MAY/JUNE 2005 :: 66(3)
Innovations in Community-Based Primary Care READ MORE »

JULY/AUGUST 2005 :: 66(4)
Quality of Long-Term Care: Nutrition as a Critical Dimension READ MORE »

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2005 :: 66(5)
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect READ MORE »

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2005 :: 66(6)
Access to Dental Care READ MORE »

North Carolina, like a number of states, is facing a significant shortage of practicing dentists. Moreover, problems accessing primary dental care are even more severe in certain rural areas of the state, for individuals with low incomes or dependence on coverage from the state’s Medicaid program, and for people with special needs. The policy forum of this issue reviews short- and long-term options to best meet the oral health needs of North Carolina's population.