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Children need access to affordable dental care
Updated: 1/1/2013 5:57:30 AM

Children need access to affordable dental care
It's important for people to have dental insurance or a discount dental plan to help them gain access to affordable treatment. Unfortunately, not everyone knows about all of these services and some simply avoid trips to the dentist because they are concerned about dental costs. This could cause them to have untreated tooth decay and develop other serious dental issues, such as gum disease.

Recently, students from New York University (NYU) Dental School traveled to Washington D.C. to help people gain access to dental care. The Working Waterfront newspaper spoke to Teresa Alley, oral health coordinator for the Washington County Children's Program, who explained that every year they set up a dental health clinic, it becomes clearer how needed it is.

"It became obvious that there was a need for dental services when I would come back the next year and see the same dental problems that had gone untreated," Alley told the Working Waterfront.

The NYU clinic comes around to treat these individuals semiannually. This is important, considering that the American Dental Association recommends that people visit the dentist at least twice a year.

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