Dental Care Gaps in America

Episode 28

Dental Care Gaps in America

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Stat: By midcentury, there will be 2 billion elderly people in the world—and 2 billion young.

Story: That there will be as many of each group will be a first for the globe—and together they’ll account more than 40 percent of the world’s population. This will have deep implications for the labor supply, family structures and finances, demands on health and welfare services, housing, and more. In this episode, we hear a rebroadcast of a Pew event in London: “How Today’s Generations Are Changing the World.”

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[Video] What is a Dental Therapist? | Pew Dental Campaign

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The Painful Truth About Teeth | The Washington Post

One change to dental care that could save lives, money | The Chicago Tribune

Dental Therapists Can Provide Cost-Efficient Care in Rural Areas | Pew Dental Campaign

This Dental Therapist Is Filling a Gap in U.S. Health Care | Trust

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