INFOGRAPHIC: In search of dental care

"Each year in the United States, millions of low-income children go without seeing a dentist. This lack of care is largely driven by two different dentist shortages."

Jul 23rd, 2013
Pew In Search Of Dental Care

July 23, 2013

Recently, we covered the two primary reasons the Pew Center gave for why children were going without dental care in America: an uneven distribution of dentists and too few dentists that participate in Medicaid. The Pew Center has also published this infographic to go along with the information in an effort to illustrate the problems facing our children and the dental industry as a whole.

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Oral health and overall health
How does the cost of dental insurance compare to everyday expenses?
Electronic health records: How they connect you and your doctors

Lauren Burns is the editor of Proofs magazine and the email newsletters RDH Graduate and Proofs. She is currently based out of New York City. Follow her on Twitter: @ellekeid.

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