Articles with tag: «prevention of dental diseases»

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  • 2023 № 6 Overview of the state of dental care to the children’s population of the Tver region for the period 2016–2020 years.

    Taking care of the health of the population of the Tver region is an important area of social regional policy. The main task of the dental service of the Tver region is to preserve and strengthen the health of citizens of the Tver region, increase the role of prevention of dental diseases, form a model of the organization of the dental industry, ensuring the availability and quality of dental care, improving the efficiency of dental services, the volumes, types and quality of which should correspond to the level of morbidity and the needs of the population, advanced achievements of medical science.
    P u r p o s e . To review statistical data on the provision of dental care to children in public institutions of the Tver region.
    M a t e r i a l s a n d m e t h o d s . The review, analysis, collection and comparison of aggregated data for 2016–2020 in Tver and the Tver region were carried out: statistical data on demography, analysis of dental service performance indicators, analysis of indicators of accessibility of dental care to the children’s population by questioning parents/legal representatives of children’s patients, analysis of personnel potential and questioning of dentists in the profile “Pediatric dentistry”.
    R e s u l t s . This article is devoted to an overview of the activities of public health institutions of the Tver region providing dental care to the children’s population within the framework of compulsory medical insurance. The results of the study indicate that the prevalence of dental caries among children of the Tver region is consistently high. Further preventive programs and additional research are needed to improve the dental health of children.

    Authors: Konovalov O. E. [4] Zhukova K. V. [3]

    Tags: accessibility3 compulsory medical insurance18 dental care for children1 prevention of dental diseases1 qualification of doctors2 quality5 review2 statistics5

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