Newly Covered By Medi-Cal, Undocumented Children Also Seek Dental Care

(By Ana B. Ibarra for California Healthline)

Eight-year-old Erika Andalon recently started treatment for six cavities at an AltaMed dental clinic in eastern Los Angeles near her home. She hadn’t been to a dentist for more than a year. Yet her younger sister, Elaine, has visited the dentist regularly since she was six months old. Continue reading article here…..

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