Social policies in oral health – review

Irene Fanny Ritzel, Violeta Rodrigues Aguiar, Roger Keller Celeste


Social policies can have an important effect on poverty and socioeconomic health inequities. This review has the objective of explaining basic concepts about social policies, with special attention to cash transfer programmes as social rights. Finally, it discussed the influences of social policies on oral health and its potential mechanisms.


Oral health; Health policy; Poverty; Public policy; Government Programs


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