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Teledentistry Boosts Kids’ Dental Treatments

Teledentistry is changing the dynamics of dental care delivery to children in low-income communities.  Mireya Rodriguez, a dental hygienist in alternative practice, conducts dental screenings at Head Start preschool centers in Los Angeles.

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