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Column: Access to dental care crucial to health

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The U.S. Army Reserve offered free medical care for those in need at Kea’au High School on the Big Island this past summer. The mission, dubbed “Tropic Care,” provided medical health screening, nutrional seminars, eye exams and more.

In Hawaii, approximately 50 percent of our 365,000 Medicaid beneficiaries essentially have only one option for insured dental services — the emergency room. Read more

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