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Untreated caries among US working-aged adults and association with reporting need for oral health care (January 2021 Article 3)
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JADA January 2021

Background.
National data indicate that working-aged adults (20-64 years) are more likely to report financial barriers to receiving needed oral health care relative to other age groups. The aim of this study was to examine the burden of untreated caries (UC) and its association with reporting an unmet oral health care need among working-aged adults.

Keywords.
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey; untreated caries; self-reported oral health care need; unmet dental care need; oral health surveillance tool; oral health care for working-aged adults.

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