dental care http://kcur.org en Report Cites Need For Mid-Level Dental Providers http://kcur.org/post/report-cites-need-mid-level-dental-providers <p>A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts bolsters the argument that dental access challenges in Kansas require a new type of dental provider.</p><p>The report lists the ten states with the most severe shortage of dentists, and the ten states where low-income children are least likely to receive dental care. Kansas is not on either of those lists.</p><p>Still, nearly 55 percent of Kansas kids covered by Medicaid received no dental care in 2011. The report also reveals that more than 16 percent of the state’s population is underserved, and living in a dental shortage area.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:35:15 +0000 Bryan Thompson 39102 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Monday, February 20, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-monday-february-20-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.<br /> Event provides Free Dental Care To 2,100 People<br /> Ron Paul’s Visits Kansas City<br /> Farmers Play The Commodities Market with Grain Bins</p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:39:45 +0000 Maria Carter 12832 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Monday, February 20, 2012