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…More
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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…More
Dental care can save money in the long run Fred Kiga and Mark Secord say that early dental care can prevent minor problems from turning into serious health issues [“Fully fund basic dental care,” Opinion, May 7]. As a dentist and chief dental officer for United Concordia, I could not agree more. We recently conducted a…More