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Dentists help kids with no dental insurance
Updated: 4/20/2010 5:00:38 PM

Dentists help kids with no dental insurance Dentists across the country will give checkups to children with no dental insurance on Friday, as part of a national day of service to help improve dental health as well as awareness of the issue.

The program is being put together by the organization, Give Kids a Smile, and is intended to help children who do not have insurance and are not covered by Medicaid.

Dentists in West Virginia told The State Journal that programs like this are sorely need, as few people make their dental hygiene a top priority, and without intervention, the problems only worsen.

"It's important to find these kids because 80 percent of the [tooth] decay is found in 25 percent of the children," dentist Dr Grant Mason told the newspaper. "This group of children is often overlook and don't get in to seek the needed dental care."

In a similar day of service back in February, Give Kids a Smile dentists saw 604 patients and raised over $405,000.

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