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My project aimed to elucidate barriers to dental health care in the Lewiston-Auburn community. Obstacles highlighted included cost of care, lack of education and guidance in preventative oral health, and paucity of resources available to aid patients in identifying affordable programs. The data generated can be used in the future to better direct oral health interventions at CMMC Family Practice Clinic. Additionally, the survey responses were used to assemble educational material to distribute to patients.
Central Maine Medical Center Family Practice Clinic. Lewiston, Maine
oral health, dental care, Lewiston, Maine, Androscoggin County, healthcare cost, underserved population, preventative health, oral hygiene
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Ledoux, Mary B., "Better Teeth, Better Health: Identifying Challenges with Dental Care in Lewiston, ME" (2015). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 105.