Marissanne Lewis-Thompson

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Caption: A hygienist numbs a patient in preparation for a tooth extraction at Smiles of Hope., Credit: Marissanne Lewis-Thompson/Side Effects Public Media

$5 Per Tooth Extractions Draw Those Without Affordable Dental Care (03:43)
From: Side Effects Public Media

In many low-income communities, especially in rural areas, charity clinics provide dental care for a population whose needs are not fully met by the existing safety net.