Published in Health and Medicine Week, September 5th, 2011
The report, titled Breaking Down Barriers to Oral Health for All Americans, identified the lack of a coordinated approach to treat underserved populations as a main barrier to treatment. A July report from the Institute of Medicine found that 33 million Americans live in areas that don't offer adequate dental services and almost 5 million children skipped their regular dental visit because their parents could not afford to...
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