National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Georgetown University Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272
Telephone: (202) 784-9771
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This report describes a study conducted to assess the cost of publicly financed oral health care in relation to community water fluoridation. The report includes a methods section containing data description and statistical analysis, a results and discussion section, conclusions, and recommendations. Three appendices contain tables and figures with information on procedure codes, variable lists and definitions, descriptive statistics, and treatment costs. The report also includes a reference list. The appendices provide data on dental procedures codes, variable list and definitions, descriptive statistics, and cost savings.
Keywords: Oral health, Fluorides, Water, Disease prevention, Dental caries, Medicaid, Program evaluation, Costs, Local initiatives, Texas, EPSDT