CHICAGO
04/22/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Illinois Facing Massive Dental Care Shortage

There's a little-noticed public health crisis brewing in Illinois. It's not especially sexy, but it's serious. It's connected to life-threatening ailments, nutrition and even job prospects... The problem is access to dental care. Illinois has the third largest underserved population in the country.

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