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New Orleans partnership with school helps increase dental care access
Updated: 4/30/2010 11:00:03 AM

New Orleans partnership with school helps increase dental care access Children are generally at a higher risk for developing dental health problems, but a new partnership between New Orleans elementary and middle schools and local community health centers is helping students see a dentist - even those without dental insurance.

St. Charles Parish schools will send their students to the newly opened state funded St. Charles Community Health Center for treatment.

St. Charles Parish School Board president, Dennis Naquin, told the New Orleans Times-Picayune that the health center would greatly expand accessibility of dental care, as many students in the area are not covered by dental insurance.

"I think it's kind of looked at as a luxury until you have a major problem," he told the news service. "But if we can teach these kids these preventative measures, some good oral hygiene, then I think you're going to reduce your absenteeism."

Though the program will greatly increase the number of number of students receiving dental care, dentists will only be in the health center two days per month, and many families may still prefer to seek out discount dental plans.

For more information on discount dental plans call 1-888-632-5353.

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