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What Really Scares Middle-Income Americans Away From the Dentist

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

If you think that lack of access to dental care is just a problem for the poor in this country, think again. More and more middle-income Americans, even those with dental insurance, are finding that going to the dentist for even routine care is not a possibility because of the cost.

America's Hidden Epidemic That Obamacare Barely Touches

Wendell Potter | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Far more Americans lack access to affordable dental care than to medical care. This lack of access is not just a problem for those most directly affected. All of us are paying a steep price.

WATCH: Fake Dentists Perform Root Canals On Poor Patients

AP | Posted 12.19.2012 | Small Business

BRYN MAWR, Pa. -- Authorities say a pair of crooked Pennsylvania dental office employees ran an after-hours, word-of-mouth operation where they perfor...

How A Trip To The Dentist Ruined My Wedding Anniversary

Holly Robinson | Posted 02.02.2013 | Weddings
Holly Robinson

We spent weeks fantasizing, pulling out the maps and guidebooks we've accumulated through the years. We even checked to see that our passports were up to date.

Getting My Uninsured Teeth Pulled In Mexico's Most Notorious Border Town

Joshua Ellis | Posted 01.26.2013 | Books
Joshua Ellis

This is how you find yourself in a dentist's chair in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, inadvertently having a molar pulled without the benefit of anesthetic, crying and howling and kicking the floor while trying hard not to actually move your head.

New Dental Website Can Save You Money!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Dental care has become increasingly expensive in this country, and even with insurance many people are stuck paying large fees on top of that.

Southerners Less Likely To Visit The Dentist, Gallup Finds

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

Residents of Southern states are less likely to visit the dentist, indicating that their household income may be lower, according to a Gallup poll rel...

Dental Recession: Still Not Over

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Harold Katz

The delaying of regular dental visits could possibly result in larger dental problems (and bills) in the future.

Bloomington-Normal Free Dental Clinic Expected To Be State's Largest Ever

Pantagraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

BLOOMINGTON -- Dentists expect the Illinois Mission of Mercy -- which will be Friday and Saturday in Bloomington -- to be the largest free dental clin...

Children's Defense Fund Founder: McCain Will Leave Millions Of Children Uninsured

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"Sen. McCain has no specific plan for children. We keep a Congressional scorecard... Senator McCain received the lowest score of anyone in the Senate in 2007."