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States Finally Taking Action to Improve Access to Critical Dental Care

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

In addition to the escalating cost of dental care, a big reason why many Americans don't get the checkups and preventive care they need is the growing shortage of dentists in the U.S. We need 6,000 new dentists to eliminate the shortage. There's little chance we'll get them, however, at least anytime soon.

Botched Lab Test Causes Dental Nightmare For Woman

Posted 06.11.2012 | Weird News

A New Zealand dental hospital is under fire for a lab mix-up that led surgeons to remove part of a jaw from a woman who'd been misdiagnosed with mouth...