Uninsured In Mich. County Can Pay For Dental Care With Volunteer Work

Kaiser Health News staff writer Phil Galewitz, working in collaboration with USA Today, reports: "Kelly Price knows too well the pain of infected teeth and how they become so sensitive it hurts to eat or drink. He has suffered with that in the past and still has several teeth that need to be extracted, but the 51-year-old unemployed machinist can’t afford to see a dentist. That’s why on a morning last month he was helping out at the Food Bank of South Central Michigan filling bags for weekend meals for needy children with Special K cereal, cans of spaghetti and meatballs, green beans, and a juice drink" (Galewitz, 11/17). Read the story.

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