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$5 Per Tooth Extractions Draw Those Without Affordable Dental Care

After 20 years of selling and using meth, 38-year-old Andy Moss turned his life around. He got off drugs and got a good job. Next step: he wanted to fix his teeth, which had disintegrated, leaving ... read more

Florida ranks last in nation in providing dental care for poor kids

For the working poor and the state's neediest, it's a monumental challenge to get dental care. Without insurance ... basically only extractions and a once-in-a-lifetime set of dentures per patient. ... read more

U-Md. teams with hospital to provide dental care for low-income adults

“It’s my wisdom tooth ... take those on Medicaid, the federal-state insurance program for the poor. Medicaid programs around the country have cut dental benefits during tough budget times. The ... read more

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University of Maryland, Frederick Memorial Hospital team up to provide dental care to the underserved

University of Maryland School of Dentistry is helping keep those with tooth ... dental care to low-income adults, who often still lack coverage even as access to health insurance has been vastly ... read more


Adding dental care contrasts with Mo. Legislature's opposition to Medicaid expansion

Because poor oral health care can lead to teeth decay and infection, people without dental ... extractions. By leaving out high-tech treatments, such as bone biopsies, senators reserved $17 million to ... read more

Hamilton clinics ease pain of expensive dental care

A simple tooth extraction typically ... including those serving low-income residents. Ontario, the report says, spends the lowest per capita in Canada for dental care. The national average is $19.54, ... read more

Don't knock Germaine, face up to her challenge

My dental history is one of toothache, fillings, extractions and, as an alternative to false teeth ... without adequate and affordable housing and social support. Our organisation supported the ... read more

Dental care advocates wary of Illinois' cuts to low-cost services

By 2011, more than half of those surveyed said they had delayed dental treatment for financial reasons. Health insurance plans purchased under the Affordable Care Act are ... infected tooth that ... read more

Southern Missouri town stops adding fluoride to water; dentists predict tooth decay

Richardson and other dentists are concerned that without fluoride in the water, tooth decay will be on the rise, especially among children. “Whenever you look at toothaches in families who don’t have ... read more



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