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Oral Health: Emerging Issues and Policy Options
CHI provided this fact sheet to policymakers and other health care leaders who attended the 2012 Hot Issues in Health Care legislative conference. While oral health is strongly tied to overall health, fewer Coloradans are getting dental care. In 2011, 64.5 percent of Coloradans saw a dental professional, down from 66.3 percent in 2008-2009.