For low-income families with limited or no dental coverage, the dental divide contributes to higher instances of disease and other serious health problems. Children are particularly at risk, because they are most likely to suffer the long-term consequences of poor oral health.
Discover a new report from Benevis which discusses the deep-rooted forces behind the dental divide and its dire repercussions, especially for children in our nation’s most vulnerable communities.
Read the report to learn more about:
- The impact of oral health on overall health
- The importance of building good oral health at a young age
- The dental divide between medical and oral health
- Medicaid’s role in children’s access to dental care
- Actions to close the dental divide
Benevis by the Numbers
Since 2022, we've been changemakers in the dental care of millions of underserved patients, with children's smiles at the heart of our care
Benevis Celebrates 20 Years of Creating Happier, Healthier Smiles for Children and Families
The dental support organization continues to make a lasting impact on the oral health of millions of individuals by providing high-quality care from the heart
Celebrating 20 Years of Smiles
A message from Bryan Carey, Benevis CEO