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Massachusetts health care — wonky, with a healthy dose of reality

"My care isn't just being popped full of pills. It's making sure that all my care is met. And the biggest one is dental care."

"My care isn't just being popped full of pills. It's making sure that all my care is met. And the biggest one is dental care."

August 25, 2010

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The room at a recent MassHealth regulations hearing was packed, as some 100 people came out to show their support of oral health. Among these participants, 17 chose to stand up and explain why access to dental care through MassHealth is important to them.

Speakers at the hearing came from a wide array of backgrounds, but all agreed on one thing: oral health is a crucial part of overall health. Highlights of the testimony are in the video above.
-Christine Keeves