Delta Dental http://michiganradio.org en Report: Preventable dental problems costing Michigan ERs http://michiganradio.org/post/report-preventable-dental-problems-costing-michigan-ers <p><a href="http://www.andersoneconomicgroup.com/Publications/Detail/tabid/125/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/8068/The-Cost-of-DentalRelated-Emergency-Room-Visits-in-Michigan.aspx">A new report</a> says preventable dental treatment is taking a bite out of Michigan hospital emergency room budgets.</p><p></p><p>The Anderson Economic Group study says in 2011, about 7,000 people with cavities, abscesses, and other preventable dental problems showed up in Michigan ERs. &nbsp;About 1,000 needed to be hospitalized.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:58:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 17294 at http://michiganradio.org Report: Preventable dental problems costing Michigan ERs Kids on Medicaid now eligible for free dental care in Washtenaw, Ingham and Ottawa counties http://michiganradio.org/post/kids-medicaid-now-eligible-free-dental-care-washtenaw-ingham-and-ottawa-counties <p>Children whose families qualify for Medicaid are now eligible to receive free dental care in Washtenaw, Ingham and Ottawa counties through the Healthy Kids Dental program. Beginning today, 64,000 kids are added to the program which provides dental coverage to about half a million children in Michigan.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:47:20 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14660 at http://michiganradio.org Kids on Medicaid now eligible for free dental care in Washtenaw, Ingham and Ottawa counties