Sunday, August 06, 2006

San Luis Obispo Tribune | 08/06/2006 | Without insurance, dentist wait can be painful |:

San Luis Obispo, California, is fluoridated

"The 5-year-old’s mouth ached and swelled for months while her mom, April Shelton, tried to find a dentist to treat her. Repeatedly, the distressed mom was turned away with only a prescription for antibiotics."

"Shelton and her daughter are among thousands of San Luis Obispo County residents who must wait months to see a dentist or go without treatment because they lack dental insurance or have public insurance that nearly all private dentists won’t accept."