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Treating dental care as an afterthought has dangerous consequences

In America, we treat teeth separately from the rest of our bodies – in education, financing and even research. It's a problem that can sometimes have devastating consequences, says Mary Otto, author of "Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America."

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