Issue One 2017
2017, Vol. 4, issue 1, (March)
Dental Care for Refugees: The German Experience
Introduction: The refugee crisis has become a problem that all European Union (EU) Member States are facing. In addition to administrative and social issues, it has led to healthcare challenges involving all social groups and refugees in particular. The fact that the Federal Republic of Germany has an adequately structured and well-functioning healthcare system in the field of dental medicine is widely recognized.
Aim: A study on dental care for refugees in Germany.Material and Methods: The study was performed on a sample of 100 refugees examined and diagnosed in Germany between 2015 and 2017 according to German standards and a total of 150 dental practitioners in Baden-Württemberg, Federal Republic of Germany.
Conclusion: Dental care for refugees in Germany is organized by the government and can be delivered at any dentist’s office.