The BPOC comprises of oral health care methods that are feasible and affordable for low income communities. These methods aim to integrate basic oral care into the existing primary health care system. This approach will increase the level of preventive and curative oral treatment.
The main components of BPOC are:
BPOC aims to reach all people at a much lower cost than traditional oral health services. The content of the BPOC depends on the existing supporting conditions and infrastructure, the level of development, the perceived needs of the population and the interest of all potential partners.
BPOC components and aspects of implementation of these components are the topic of various DGOH research projects, in order to reinforce the evidence base.