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Adults With Insurance Often Still Have Unmet Dental Needs, Survey Finds
Kaiser Health News

Dental care ranked number one among health care services that people with insurance say they’re skimping on because of cost, a new survey found.

One in five adults reported that they had unmet dental care needs because they couldn’t afford necessary care, according to the brief by researchers at the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center. People said they were more likely to go without dental care than prescription drugs, medical care, doctor or specialist care, and medical tests.