Why Oral Care?
Health and Employment
The fact is that while dental disease is easily treated and prevented, poor dental health has the potential to threaten nutrition, speech, and general health. Visible decay can erode self-confidence, and personal interactions, and have a huge effect on employment options.
Across the country, an estimated 130 million Americans lack dental insurance. Challenges, including the high cost of insurance and a lack of low-cost services, affect low-income families and Hispanics disproportionately.