Losing teeth
Denti-Cal fails seniors

About this project

Low-income seniors with Denti-Cal are losing teeth, suffering infections and accruing thousands of dollars of debt to pay for an array of treatments not covered by the state-funded dental insurance for the poor.

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She keeps her teeth in a box – evidence of a system that failed her

Karen Wadsack stores her collection of broken teeth inside a tiny box.

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