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Montana dentists donate dental care
Updated: 11/23/2009 12:59:03 PM
 

Montana dentists donate dental care The New York Times recently reported that more than 100 million people in the U.S. don't have dental care and that roughly 35 percent of Americans haven't seen a dentist in the last year.

Several dentists in Montana decided they wanted to do what they could to remedy America's dental care problem, according to NBC. Coming from Billings, Broadview and Laurel, these dental care professionals decided to hold Give Back a Smile, a one-day free event for individuals without coverage.

"I don't think anyone really enjoys coming to the dentist, but everyone we've had in here have just been very thankful and very grateful," Dr Christopher Hirt told the news provider. "These are the sort of toothaches that have been keeping people up at night they can't function, they can't eat, and they've just been so grateful for us to get them to a place where they can just resume a normal life."

The event was held on November, 20, and the dentists saw 92 patients. While free care days such as this one are a good temporary solution for people without dental coverage, they can't permanently replace regular visits to the dentists because they're often held on a first-come, first-served basis, meaning treatment isn't necessarily provided to everyone who attends.

The Mayo Clinic says health problems such as periodontitis can be avoided by brushing twice a day and seeing a dentist regularly.

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