"one local hospital estimates it spends $2 million a year because people have no money for dental care and come to the emergency room in pain from rotted teeth."
"One thousand eighty-seven people lined up in Lubbock to go to the dentist Nov. 13-14. ... the Texas Mission of Mercy of the Texas Dental Association brought dental care to those who cannot afford it. More than 300 people had to be turned away."
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