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Bad Teeth Will Hold You Back

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Good teeth are important for everything from eating healthy to being able to smile confidently when you’re happy. The high cost of insurance though and lack of access to basic dental care in many rural, minority and poor communities is creating haves and have-nots when it comes to teeth in America. Journalist Mary Otto joins us to discuss this growing dental divide. Her piece “The Class Politics of Teeth” appears in the current issue of Dissent Magazine.