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Study: California faces a looming dental crisis
Southern California Public Radio

California is facing a looming dental crisis as its prepares to transition nearly a million more youngsters into Medi-Cal’s already overburdened dental programs, warns a report by The Children’s Partnership in Santa Monica. “Currently, families are really struggling to access dental care for their families,” says Jenny Kattlove, author of the report and director of strategic health initiatives for the national advocacy group for children. “Often times they have to wait months even just to get an appointment and/or they have to travel great distances to get care.”