Difference of income inequalities of denture use by co-payment rates: A JAGES cross-sectional study

1st Community Oral Health Online Journal Club

Manami Hoshi-Harada (DDS, PhD)

Department of International and Community Oral Health, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Japan

(Current affiliation: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan)




Manami Hoshi-Harada is a dental technical officer of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) of Japan, and belongs to the Medical Economics Division of the Health Insurance Bureau.

She graduated in dentistry from Tohoku University in 2017 and completed a Ph.D. in Dental Public Health at Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry in March 2022. During her Ph.D., she joined MHLW in 2019. In the MHLW, she has worked in the past in the Dental Health Division of the Health Policy Bureau, and Headquarters for Novel Coronavirus Disease Control.

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Hossein Hessari (DDS, PhD)

Assistant Professor, Department of Community Oral Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran



Anoosheh Ghasemian (DDS, MSc)

PhD Candidate, Department of Community Oral Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran



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