Features of providing stomatologic care to the inhabitants of Primorski Krai in the period of formation of the Soviet power (1922–1926)

Written by Gonchar V.V., Ratmanov P.E.

  UDK: 616.31-08 (571.63) «1922/1926» | Pages: 97–100 | Full text PDF | Open PDF 


In article the specific features of the organization and providing of the dental help to the inhabitants of Primorski Krai in the first years of the Soviet power are shown. It is found out, that this kind of medical aid was perceived by the power as one of the elements of social preferences and privileges for separate categories of the population. In this connection, it has been organized for one social group – people of wage labor and also the members of their families who were the participants of insurance cash desks. Meanwhile, the constantly increasing volumes of the medical dental help did not lead to decrease in the requirement for this kind of medical services that has pushed the power to introduce municipal programs of prophylaxis of teeth caries at children and teenagers as well as the workers of the industrial enterprises. The lack of the state financing, the interdiction for direct payments of the population, a great demand on dental services have forced to refuse more expensive but more effective materials and treatment techniques. However the considerable part of the Far Eastern population had no possibility to use a public network of dental services.

Links to authors:

V.V. Gonchar1, P.E. Ratmanov2
1 Institute of Postgraduate Education of the Health Care Specialists (9 Krasnodarskaya St. Khabarovsk 680009 Russian Federation),
2 Far Eastern State Medical University (35 Murav’yova-Amurskogo St. Khabarovsk 680000 Russian Federation)

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