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Kansas needs to rinse and spit

There is a dental crisis in Kansas and it is getting worse. To help, the Kansas Dental Association is calling for
140 more of its members to accept Medicaid patients in their practices. This is great news as currently, across
the entire state, only 222 general dentists - one in five - sees more than 50 Medicaid patients per year. While
I’m encouraged by this gesture, I know firsthand that it will not solve the high level of unmet dental need we
have, especially here in rural Kansas. Regardless of how many of Kansas’s 1425 active dentists decide to
actively ...

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