Daily Archives: February 28, 2007

Being Poor is Hoping the Toothache Goes Away.

For want of a dentist Maryland boy, 12, dies after bacteria from tooth spread to his brain Twelve-year-old Deamonte Driver died of a toothache Sunday. A routine, $80 tooth extraction might have saved him. If his mother had been insured. If his family had not lost its Medicaid. If Medicaid dentists weren’t so hard to […]

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