Making Sufficient Oral Healthcare for People with IDD a Cost-Effective Reality

Making Sufficient Oral Healthcare for People with IDD a Cost-Effective Reality People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience poorer oral health and more difficulty in finding, getting to, and paying for appropriate oral health care, relative to people without IDD. This disparity results in greater periodontal disease, untreated dental caries, systemic health problems, and […]

Addressing Barriers to Oral Health and Health Care for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in New Jersey, Five-Year Plan

This report is the culmination of an 18-month New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities (NJCDD) research grant awarded to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) to identify barriers to oral health and health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and to develop a […]