Utahns With Untreated Dental Problems Turning Up in ERs
Scott Youngquist is trained to save lives, not pull teeth.
But rarely does the emergency-room doctor end a 12-hour shift at University Hospital without seeing at least one dental complaint — from cavities to abscesses requiring drainage and IV antibiotics.
It is a national problem spotlighted Feb. 26 in a report by the Pew Center on the States.
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