The following was written by Dr. Dennis J. Charlton and published in the Harrisburg Patriot News:
Every Pennsylvanian deserves quality oral health care. However, some young children and patients with special needs are not receiving the dental care they need because insurers refuse to cover general anesthesia. These patients, due to their young age or mental or physical development, are susceptible to involuntary movement, panic attacks and emotional trauma. This unmanageable behavior can result in serious injury while sharp instruments are in their mouths.
Read the rest of the Op-Ed at Pennlive.com