Red Bird Mission

Politics, pay and too few dentists: Barriers to healing the pain in Kentuckians’ mouths

BY: - July 10, 2023

At the Red Bird Mission dental clinic in Southeastern Kentucky, patients with few or no teeth now are eligible for dentures through an expansion of the state’s Medicaid dental services for adults. “People are tickled to death,” said Dr. Bill Collins, the dentist at the United Methodist Church mission in a remote corner of Clay […]