US charity gives uninsured Americans free dental care

A lack of dental care is a growing problem in many rural areas of the US, about a third of adults don't get their teeth checked because they can't afford it. Dental care is not covered under any of the federal government's insurance programmes.

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    A lack of dental care is a growing problem in many rural areas of the United States, about a third of adults don't get their teeth checked because they can't afford it.

    Dental care is not covered under any of the federal government's insurance programmes.

    Al Jazeera's Diane Eastabrook reports from Joplin, Missouri.


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