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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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