Medicine: Three-Fourths of the Nation

Some 75% of U. S. citizens, through poverty, fear or ignorance, have never felt the pang of a dentist's drill. In large cities, crowded WPA clinics work overtime, but contribute only a drop in the bucket. In spite of numerous free school clinics, over 95% of U. S. school children are seriously in need of dental care. With these facts in mind, 3,400 members of the Dental Society of the State of New York, largest dental group in the country, met with 4,500 other dentists in Manhattan last week for the prime...

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