Sunday, May 31, 2009

When a giver was about to give up - Los Angeles Times

While officials focus on fluoridation: "Franklin, who lives in Chatsworth, explained that she was retired on a fixed income, with medical insurance but no dental coverage. Several abscessed teeth had her in excruciating pain, and she had spent days trying to get help. The free clinics would have put her on a waiting list for weeks, and private dentists wanted an up-front payment she couldn't handle."