Children Now Publishes Infographic on Denti-Cal Access Issues in California

This straightforward infographic from Children Now illustrates several of the challenges faced by California’s Denti-Cal program, currently ranked 49th for state reimbursements.  The data shows the number of children in Denti-Cal in comparison to those being served and the negative impact that has on the state as a whole.  A large factor is the number of Denti-Cal dentists practicing in California, currently just one for every 700 children with only half accepting new patients.

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