Health Policy

Republican health plans could have devastating consequences for your teeth

Dr. Fred Clark checks out a student as part of the the Deamonte Driver Dental Project in Largo in November. The project is named for a boy who died due to complications from a lack of dental care. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)

Donald L. Chi, a researcher in the Public Policy Center's Health Policy Research Program, wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Post about the importance of dental care as part of the Affordable Care Act. Chi is a pediatric dentist and an associate professor at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. 

Read the full piece here