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Raising the Profile of Better Oral Health

By Jared Weber For many rural North Carolinians, there’s no quick fix for a nagging toothache. Last year, the state Department of Health and Human Services reported that only 18.8 percent of the state had a sufficient number of dentists. Three counties — Camden, Hyde and Tyrell — lack a single dentist within their boundaries. Overall, […]