Oral Health Care Is Not an Entitlement

presents the position that health care is not an entitlement and argues that the rights position is not currently accepted by moral philosophers and appears to be ineffective. (1 credit hour)

Learning Objectives

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define and give examples of charity, social good, and rights in the context of oral health care
  • Identify benefits and shortcomings in each of these philosophical positions
  • Develop a reasoned argument for or against any of these approaches to care

Please Review the Following Article:

Oral Health Care Is Not an Entitlement


David W. Chambers, Oral Health Care Is Not an Entitlement, Journal of the American College of Dentists, 2009, 76(1), 50-56.