Medical Reports & Case Studies

ISSN - 2572-5130

William Mann

William Mann


  • Research Article
    Assessing Patient Acceptance of Integrating Oral Care with Prenatal Care in a Safety Net Clinic
    Author(s): Iyabo Obasanjo and William MannIyabo Obasanjo and William Mann

    Background: Lack of adequate oral health has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, and both the American Dental Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists advocate oral health care for women while pregnant, especially women served by health centers serving the underinsured and uninsured. Objective: A Rural, Safety Net Clinic, which provides healthcare to medically underserved persons in the Williamsburg area of Virginia, began offering dental care to pregnant women accessing prenatal care from January 2015. We want to document the clinic’s experience with patient acceptance of the free dental care offered. Methods: We reviewed data on the uptake of dental care from January 2015 to June 2018. Results: In 2015, 22.9% of women referred had a dental .. View More»

    Abstract PDF

Relevant Topics