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Dollars and Dentists Preview

  • Aired: 06/26/2012
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
Dental care can be a matter of life and death. Yet millions of Americans can't afford a visit to the dentist. Correspondent Miles O'Brien reveals the shocking consequences of a broken safety net in our dental system and the nascent proposals to fix them, including nonprofit dental centers, corporate dental chains, and financing treatment with a health care credit card.
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An investigation of the flaws in our dental care system and the proposals to fix them.
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