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Health Professions in the News: Dentistry Advocates Aim To Fill Medicare Gaps

California Healthline (March 17, 2017)

Carolyn Thompson’s tight-lipped smile hides a health care problem the 81-year-old retired nurse can’t afford to correct and Medicare won’t pay for. She needs dentures. Her missing bottom teeth make chewing difficult, so she avoids hard fruits and foods that provide valuable nutrients. Thompson hasn...

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Health Professions in the News: Traveling Dentist Program Launched To Bring Proper Care To Kids

California Healthline (May 2, 2017)

"The data that we started off with showed utilization rates were about 20 percent for the Denti-Cal population," Sacramento County Health Officer Olivia Kasirye says. She hopes to increase the percentage of people who receive dental care by 5 percent each year for the next two years. Read the full...

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