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May 11, 2013 at 7:04 AM

State-funded dental care

Treat dental problems early by providing basic care I just finished reading the op-ed by Fred Kiga and Mark Secord and could not agree more [“Fully fund basic dental care,” Opinion, May 7]. In our clinic, we see patients every day who are suffering from untreated dental disease. It’s tragic and unnecessary because the majority of dental…

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May 10, 2013 at 7:06 AM

State-funded dental care

Lack of dental coverage creates problems for families When adults have limited or no dental coverage, it affects the well-being of their families. That’s one of the reasons the Legislature should fully fund dental coverage for Medicaid-insured, low-income adults [“Fully fund basic dental care,” Opinion, May 7]. As mentioned in the op-ed column, it is important…

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