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Her alarm rang before sunrise, but Sheena Harris didn’t mind losing a few hours of sleep for free dental care. A few weeks before, while at a food pantry, Harris, 44, of Gaithersburg heard about the Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival, a two-day free dental clinic.
With camera in hand, two students featured in the new documentary television series "Edge of Eighteen" were given the opportunity to document the trials and tribulations so many American teenagers face during adolescence.
Medicaid covers dental care for kids but not adults. Many parents make sure to get their children to the dentist for regular check-ups, but forgo their own oral health until it's too late.
The story behind the story of Fusion's investigation of Miami Gardens police practices.
More than 200 Dentists shut down their practices or went a day without pay to deliver free services to poor people in pain.
Profile of a Vietnam vet who came to the Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy Health Equity Festival for free dental care not covered by the V.A.
Parents sacrifice their own health care for kids.
Stories of some who camped out to get care.
Many people waited hours upon hours for free dental care on the UMD campus the first weekend in September 2014.
THE Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy Health Equity Festival provided free dental care to over 1200 people.