Status
Active
Code
1223D0001X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Dental Public Health
The science and art of preventing and controlling dental diseases and promoting dental health through organized community efforts. It is that form of dental practice that serves the community as a patient rather than the individual. It is concerned with the dental health education of the public, with applied dental research, and with the administration of group dental care programs as well as the prevention and control of dental diseases on a community basis. Source: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association