Throughout childhood, I underwent a variety of dental procedures. After I had several teeth pulled in one go, I accidentally chewed a hole into my cheek.
Access to Care
Coloradans should be able to get the health care they need, when they need it. Read more about how we're working to make this vision a reality.
We believe our health care system should work for all Coloradans. And it doesn’t. In fact, it doesn’t work, at least in some part, for 79% of Coloradans.
Here in Pueblo, more than 40 percent of people are on Medicaid. But, we know that our health care system doesn’t work for everyone the same way.
In college, I had a job as a health screener and we were hired by a prison. For most of us, it was our first window into the criminal justice system.
The resources to pay for a dental visit aren’t available to everyone. And oral health inequities don’t just show up in kids, they affect all ages.