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Kristen’s Story: A fight to access dental care

If you’re like many Washingtonians, especially those living on low incomes or in rural areas, you may not have seen a dentist in quite some time. That’s because access to routine dental care can be abysmally difficult to obtain if you don’t have the means. At the Statewide Poverty Action Network,* we consistently hear from community members that although they have federal or state health insurance (such as Apple Health, Washington’s Medicaid program), they cannot...

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