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It's Incredibly Hard to Get Dental Care in Rural America

Health & Wellness  (tags: oral hygiene, dentists, teeth, rural America, health care )

- 287 days ago -
Dental therapists could help - but many professional dentists are fighting them.

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David C (129)
Tuesday September 5, 2017, 3:21 pm
sad reality

JL A (281)
Tuesday September 5, 2017, 7:06 pm
So true and the number one reason for missing school. CA requires (and provides free at poverty school sites) a dental checkup before starting school. Thanks Freya

Darren W (218)
Wednesday September 6, 2017, 12:08 am
Same in Britain.

Shared over social media to raise and spread awareness.

Luna M (0)
Wednesday September 6, 2017, 3:46 am
I can vouch for how hard it is to find dental care in rural America!!!

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday September 6, 2017, 10:01 am
So very true. Thanks Freya

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Saturday September 9, 2017, 6:46 pm
Thank you

Kelsey S (0)
Monday September 11, 2017, 6:12 pm

Janet B (0)
Monday September 11, 2017, 7:17 pm

Raleighaway k (372)
Tuesday September 12, 2017, 12:55 am
So true! ty, Freya

Donna G (42)
Wednesday September 13, 2017, 8:04 am
Where I live in central WA, there is no shortage of dentists. However, most dentists do not take Medicaid and the ones that do, often do not offer sliding scale fees. Medicaid covers one cleaning a year. For most people, one professional cleaning is not enough. So, to get a second cleaning six months later, would require paying out of pocket.


Janet B (0)
Wednesday September 13, 2017, 10:32 am

Kelly Lawson (0)
Thursday September 14, 2017, 5:02 pm
Hard to get affordable dental care period!

Janis K (126)
Friday September 15, 2017, 7:27 am
Thanks for sharing.

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Thursday September 28, 2017, 8:34 am
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