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Thanks to vigorous fundraising efforts, Charlottesville, Virginia area residents will now be served by a new dental center in Orange, Virginia, reports The Daily Progress.
The Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic (PRDC) will provide access to professional dentistry to low-income patients on Medicaid and the uninsured who may lack dental insurance. Many Medicaid subscribers traditionally have had a difficult time finding dentists who accept their coverage, according to the news outlet.
Speaking to the Daily Progress, Andre Hintermann, board president of the PRDC, noted that "there are 12,000 low-income children in Culpeper, Orange, Madison and Greene counties already enrolled in the Smiles For Children [Medicaid] program and only 14 general dentistry Medicaid providers in the area." PRDC is expected to care for nearly 10,000 patients each year with three dental teams, the news outlet reports.
According to the American Dental Association (ADA), all Americans should try to schedule yearly routine dental cleanups as part of their oral care regimen. Keeping one's teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice a day and flossing at least once a day is the first step individuals can personally take to ensure their teeth and gums remain healthy.
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