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Opinion: Crippling Tooth Pain a Reality for Too Many Denti-Cal Recipients

By Karen Becerra Despite sometimes crippling pain, “Tom,” a Denti-Cal recipient in downtown San Diego, had not seen a dentist in many years. Tom is a low-income senior who has diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, hypertension, depression, anxiety and chronic back pain from lumbar stenosis. Lack of accessibility to dentists who accept Denti-Cal and […]