In Minnesota they can fill cavities, extract primary teeth and put in crowns and spacers. Should other states do the same?
- 47 million Americans live in areas where it’s difficult to access dental care.
- 17 million low-income children go without dental care each year.
- 830,000 emergency room visits in 2009 were the result of preventable dental problems, up 16% from 2006.
See entire report by Michelle Healy in USA Today.