Mentally ill at higher risk of poor dental outcomes
from Dentistry Today
Researchers from the University of Western Australia say more needs to be done to help improve the quality of dental healthcare for people who are affected by mental health issues after a study found that many dental professionals in Perth did not feel adequately trained to best support patients with mental health conditions. While evidence indicated that people affected by mental health had poor oral health outcomes, the researchers wanted to find out more about what the key challenges were and how dental professionals could better support patients.
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