Access To Care Key Issue For Dentists

Slowik, Elizabeth
April 2008
Grand Rapids Business Journal;4/1/2008 Health Quarterly Supplemet, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p37
The article features Steve Dater, dentist and president of the Michigan Dental Association in Rockford, Michigan. Dater discusses the programs that help improve access to dental health in the state. He points out that state funding on public dental health is limited and the programs are not enough to cover the gaps.


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