Seeing the Invisible

August 24, 2013

Seeing the Invisible: Desperate for dental work, an all-night wait

Limited access to dental services plagues North Carolina, which ranks 47th in dentists per capita. Only 16 percent of NC dentists accept Medicaid. In four counties (Currituck, Hyde, Perquimans and Tyrell), none does. "No one familiar with health care in North Carolina could be surprised at the gigantic lines" at free dental clinics.

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