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Aug. 19, 2013USA | By: Barnett/INS
Only a handful of dentists are practicing in rural America, and some counties have no dental care available at all.
Jon Bailey with the Center for Rural Affairs says a recent University of Nebraska Medical Center study that focused on that state reflects a problem that can be found in every rural state. Bailey says besides the shortage of dental care, dentists currently in rural areas are soon going to retire.