Cuba's Dental Health Programs Highlighted
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- 11 / 17 / 2008
Regarding that indicator, the World Health Organization has established that people in the most developed countries have an average of three dental caries, and in that case, Cuba's average is 1.5.
In order to guarantee high-quality dental care, there are 11,000 dentists in Cuba, and 6,000 students are majoring in Stomatology throughout the country.
In addition, investments are being made to increase production of dental prostheses to make 230,000 such prostheses in 2008 and 350,000 a year.