Dental Students Volunteer To Give Homeless Top-Quality Care

February 17, 2015 10:29 PM

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Three-year-old Anisa saw a dentist for the first time in her life on Monday, and considering how difficult it is for homeless people to get such care, she’s fortunate she didn’t have to wait any longer.

According to a 2010 National Institutes of Health report, 41 percent of homeless people surveyed said they lacked dental care. They face such overwhelming obstacles in this specific area of health because they typically don’t have insurance, or dentists say they can’t afford to treat them, Slate rep...

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