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Telegram & Gazette: Shriver Center projects aim to improve dental care for those with disabilities

Dentists in general practice are taking on more patients with special needs, but those with intellectual or developmental disabilities may still have difficulty finding dentists to treat them. Two Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center projects aim to change that by training dentists how to care for this population and researching the most effective treatment techniques, according to an article in the Telegram & Gazette April 29.

Presentations on community-based services, medically complex case management, hepatitis C, and pregnancy and oral health in people with disabilities at American Public Health Association conference

Experts present on community-based services, access to new Hepatitis C medications, Community Case Management; and pregnancy complications, falls prevention and oral health in individuals with disabilities at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting and exposition.