MinnPost: The reality of oral health disparities in Minnesota

EXCERPT: “Rural Minnesotans tend to have poorer oral health outcomes when compared to urban residents because of a  lack of access to dental providers, lack of dental insurance, and lack of reliable transportation. However, rural health is not a top priority during legislative sessions, and dental care is further on the backburner. The harsher reality is that rural Minnesotans aren’t getting the appropriate care needed, and the Legislature hasn’t developed an effective enough policy to make a dent in the growing disparity in oral health between rural and urban environments in this state.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2E4hqFx