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Mobile Clinic Brings Dental Care to Under-served Children

When poor families have to choose between paying to visit the dentist or paying for food, they often choose the latter.   This hard choice leaves many poor children prone to dental problems, which can eventually affect their overall health. In the Washington D.C. area, a mobile dental clinic visits under-served neighborhoods to provide children with dental care services, regardless of their family's ability to pay.     The van, with two dental chairs and a team of...

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