Number of Polk Emergency Room Visits Indicate Need for Dental Care

The series is about 6 percent of 139,298 such visits statewide.

They illustrate a miss of entrance to dental care, and interpret into some-more highlight on swarming puncture departments, an impact on a wallets of people profitable sanatorium bills and a boost in Medicaid costs.

The sum charges for visits during 5 Polk County hospitals was scarcely $8.25 million. The biggest impact was felt by Lakeland Regional Medical Center, that had 4,102 studious visits to a puncture dialect for preventable dental conditions with $4.4 million in charges, according to a Florida Public Health Institute.

More than one-fourth of Polk residents’ visits were by

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