Joint Commission on Health Care
4:23 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

High Costs of Untreated Dental Problems

Untreated, preventable dental disease in Virginia leads to higher costs, temporary solutions, and poor health. 

That’s the conclusion of a study by the General Assembly’s Joint Commission on Health Care, which especially focused on the fiscal impact to the Commonwealth.  The panel is considering policy options that might be less expensive than the status quo.