Tuesday, April 03, 2007

The Dunn County Online Community - Variety

The Dunn County Online Community - Variety:

89% fluoridated Wisconsin:

“There are children across our state who can’t sleep at night, who can’t concentrate in school because their teeth hurt, and we must get them the care they need,”

"Many low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities struggle to find oral health care services, even if they are on Medicaid, BadgerCare, or Healthy Start because there is not a dentist in their area who will accept them. Wisconsin currently provides comprehensive dental coverage for approximately 500,000 children and adults enrolled in Medicaid, BadgerCare, and Healthy Start, but 75 percent of these individuals do not have access to a dental care provider."