Dental Problems Showing Up as Emergencies
02/28/2012 - A study being released today by the Pew Foundation found that 83,000 emergency department visits in California in 2007 were due to preventable dental problems. That rate of dental emergencies is likely growing quickly, according to Shelly Gehshan, director of the national Pew Children’s Dental Campaign.
"It is the wrong service, in the wrong setting, at the wrong time," Gehshan said.
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