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Cuts in public dental benefits add to health risks for California’s poor
Sacramento Bee

Emma Snuggs’ smile is still a white flash of straight teeth, though it has been nearly two years since she last had money to visit a dentist.

“You have to choose the necessities,” said Snuggs, 26.

On Monday afternoon, though, she watched as her son Michael Hunsaker, 7, had his teeth checked at the Sacramento Native American Health Center on J Street.