Missouri Nonprofit Gives Youth in Need a Reason to Smile
They call it “the neglected epidemic.” An estimated 49 million Americans, especially in rural areas and the West, live in areas facing a shortage of dentists. Worse, many insurance plans don’t include dental benefits, and those that do often only cover the most severe issues.
Focus on the Figures: Dental Care
Every other week, The Imprint will feature one key indicator from Kidsdata, which offers comprehensive data about the health and well being of children across California. In this installment, we look at the regular attention paid to dental care by children between age two and 17 in California.