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AAPD Responds to PBS Frontline's "Dollars and Dentists"

To: HEALTH, MEDICAL AND NATIONAL EDITORS

CHICAGO, Jun 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) commends Frontline and a Center for Public Integrity for resplendent a light on a significance of dental care by airing a corner review of a nation’s ruptured dental caring complement and bringing suitable courtesy to America’s dental caring crisis. While a module showcased a impassioned problems millions of Americans – including children with government-provided word – knowledge seeking dental care, it’s critical to note that pediatric dentists have been unchanging advocates for improvements in

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Friday, June 29th, 2012 Dentistry No Comments

Struggle for dental care

Louis Morris was nervously massaging his jaw over and over. The sterilizing smell of dentistry around him was usually deepening his anxiety.

The rugged North Philadelphia man, 33, had not seen a dentist in 15 years. Several teeth had recently depressed out, and he had suffered 3 abscesses though couldn’t means dental caring even when he worked a ecclesiastic pursuit during a Burlington Coat Factory.

“Between kids, bills, holding caring of my mom, who had cancer, we have to make a choice,” he said.

On Saturday, his fears were confirmed. Mark Steel, a proffer dentist from Glenside, told Morris his resin infection

Article source: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20120624_Struggle_for_dental_care.html

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

Medicaid Kids Denied Emergency Dental Care

PHOTO: A dentist given to a child customer.

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Young Medicaid recipients have a harder

Article source: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/w_ParentingResource/dental-denials/story?id=13649020

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 Dental Offices No Comments


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