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Health Economics in Dentistry, Second Edition

Author(s): Risto Tuominen

Book Description

This book serves as an introduction to the economics of dentistry. It provides an introduction to the basic laws of economics, along with their application in the oral health care sector.

It presents dental professionals and students with the elements of economic theory and thinking as applied to their own field, and will be of value to those willing to learn how everyday decisions and actions in dentistry are influenced by the laws of economics. The book will be essential reading for dental professionals, policy makers, oral health administrators, and dental students.


ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-1964-0
ISBN-10: 1-5275-1964-3
Date of Publication: 01/01/2019
Pages / Size: 142 / A5
Price: £58.99


Professor Risto Tuominen received his dental and PhD degrees from the University of Helsinki, Finland, and his Master’s of Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He has worked as dental researcher and educator since 1980, and has authored more than 150 original scientific publications, mainly in the fields of health economics and oral health care. He has also extensively developed contingent valuation methodology for cost-effectiveness analyses.