More patients with slight dental problems spin to sanatorium puncture rooms

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Mar 31 2012

(MCT) — Meredith Postlewaite’s mouth throbbed constantly, though self-employed and though dental insurance, she had few options.

“I couldn’t sleep, couldn’t eat. … we was vital on Tylenol and Advil,” pronounced a 27-year-old landscaper.

But there were times a Markham lady surrendered to a pain, seeking service during a closest puncture room, during Oak Forest Hospital. “I’d get a prescription, though as shortly as a meds wore off, I’d be right behind where we started.”

Since a mercantile downturn, patients such as Postlewaite have had small reason to smile. Some 130 million Americans have no dental insurance, and along with stretched finances, there’s not most left over for oral care, contend advocates.

Moreover, with fewer dentists peaceful to provide Medicaid patients, including usually 10 percent of dentists in Illinois, people are

Article source: http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/2012/03/30/more-patients-with-routine-dental-problems-turn-to-hospital-emergency-rooms/aqbzw98/

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