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Mobile Clinic Delivers Dental Care to Under-served Childreni
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Faiza Elmasry
June 27, 2014 3:50 PM
When poor families have to choose between paying to visit the dentist or paying for food, they are more likely to choose the latter. This hard choice leaves many poor children prone to dental problems, which can eventually affect their overall health. In the Washington D.C. a mobile dental clinic visits under-served neighborhoods to provide children with regardless of their family's ability to pay. VOA's Faiza Elmasry reports. Faith Lapidus narrates.

Mobile Clinic Delivers Dental Care to Under-served Children

Faiza Elmasry

Published June 27, 2014

When poor families have to choose between paying to visit the dentist or paying for food, they are more likely to choose the latter. This hard choice leaves many poor children prone to dental problems, which can eventually affect their overall health. In the Washington D.C. a mobile dental clinic visits under-served neighborhoods to provide children with regardless of their family's ability to pay. VOA's Faiza Elmasry reports. Faith Lapidus narrates.


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