To the question of the history of the formation and development of orthopedic dental care in Russia
The article is devoted to the formation and development of orthopedic dental care in Russia.The focus is on the analysis of the organizational aspects of the provision of orthopedic care in general, the study of the processes of the emergence and formation of medical and social programs in terms of the provision of orthopedic dental care. The beginning of the article is connected with the background and history of the development of orthopedic dental care in Russia. The emergence of the term “medical and social care” in general and in dentistry in particular refers to the Soviet post-revolutionary period of national history. The authors analyze aspects of the history of the formation and development of medical and social programs for certain segments of the population, consider the quality and accessibility of orthopedic dental care created in the Soviet health care system, the specifics of development and legal regulation of the industry in the Soviet period. According to the authors, in the entire history of domestic health care, mass free and generally accessible provision of complex and currently quite expensive dental orthopedic care was implemented for the first time in the world in the Soviet Union for the insured population of the country. However, the level of training of specialists, the quality of materials, tools and manufactured prostheses remained low. The population of the country did not impose high aesthetic and functional requirements for the dentures and it also contributed to their low quality.
Статьи журнала «Вестник Санкт-Петербургского университета. Медицина» находятся в открытом доступе и распространяются в соответствии с условиями Лицензионного Договора с Санкт-Петербургским государственным университетом, который бесплатно предоставляет авторам неограниченное распространение и самостоятельное архивирование.