Trauma at the Dentist: 'They Took My Son's Smile Away'

It's a promise many parents make before taking their children to the dentist: Don't worry, it won't hurt too much. But at some dental clinics catering to low-income families on Medicaid, that promise was broken behind closed doors. Sources say because Medicaid pays low reimbursement rates, some clinics push to make a profit by performing more procedures than necessary. Parents claim that the Medicaid Dental Center clinics in North Carolina were more concerned about profits than they were about...Full Story
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