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Oral and General Health of Hispanic Children with Disabilities in the United States

  • Waldman HB1,*,
  • Saadia M2
  • Perlman SP3

1Department of General Dentistry, Stony Brook University, NY

2Private Practice, Mexico City

3Special Olympics, Special Smiles, Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Boston University School of Dental Medicine

DOI: 10.17796/jcpd.36.2.a4172574452p87rg Vol.36,Issue 2,March 2012 pp.219-222

Published: 01 March 2012

*Corresponding Author(s): Waldman HB E-mail:


Hispanic residents are the fastest growing population of the U.S. Only recently have government agencies begun to identify the associated demographic facts and inequities which are specific to this population. In particular, limited attention has been directed to Hispanic children with disabilities. Available government reports are used to provide a basic awareness of the oral and general health needs of this population of youngsters.


Hispanic, US, children, disability, health, oral health.

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Waldman HB,Saadia M,Perlman SP. Oral and General Health of Hispanic Children with Disabilities in the United States. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2012. 36(2);219-222.


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