The Dental Divide

Number 17233
Subject Poverty
Source Register (Mobile, Ala.)
State AL
Year 2000
Publication Date Dec. 23, 24
Summary Series examined the struggle poor kids and certain other groups have in getting dental care in Alabama. We found that the state has an overall shortage of dentists, and that fewer than 100 Alabama dentists (out of 1,800) see may poor kids covered by Medicaid."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 31
Keywords dentists;shortage;children;oral health;oral disease;teeth;Oral Health America;Blue Cross;insurance
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