High costs of dental care leave many with too little money for basic necessities

29 abril 2015

Having to pay for dental health care can put a considerable strain on household finances in many countries, according to an international study. The assessed the extent of household ‘catastrophic dental health expenditure’ in 41 low and middle income countries. Expenditure was defined as catastrophic if it was equal to or higher than 40% of the household’s capacity to pay.