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Demand

the particular or desired frequency of dental care by a population

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Dental care delivery

the way dental care is provided to the public

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Medicaid

the program that traditionally funds dental care to the indigent population and is administered by states

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Need

a normative, professional judgement as to the amount and kind of health care services required to attain or maintain health

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Supply

the amount of dental care services available

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Utilization

the number of dental care services actually consumed, not just desired

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Workforce

the workers whose members deliver health care to the public

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1. What has been recognized as a major unmet need in the United States?
a. Geriatric awareness
b. Oral health
c. Access to health care
d. All of the above

b. Oral health

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2. What branch of the federal government has a direct impact on dental care delivery?
a. Legislative
b. Executive
c. Judicial
d. All of the above

b. Executive

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3. Who or what directs the US Public Health Service?
a. US Surgeon General
b. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
c. John Hopkins University
d. Dental Public Health Committee

a. US Surgeon General

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4. Which organization provides a system of health surveillance to monitor and prevent outbreak of diseases and maintain national health statistics?
a. Nation Institutes of Health
b. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
c. Food and Drug Administration
d. Indian Health Service

b. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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5. Which organization is responsible for the Head Start program?
a. Administration on Aging
b. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
c. Administration for Children and Families
d. Indian Health Services

c. Administration for Children and Families

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Barriers to care, pg 153 and Box 10-4

anything that limits an individual's ability to receive dental services; age, cultural variances, language difficulties, lack of information, disabilities, transportation issues, and financial limitations