In 1988, a regulation was passed to allow preventive treatment on patients in South Carolina schools and Nurseing homes without the direct supervision of a dentist, but it was unused until Medicaid rates were increased in 2000, due to the efforts of organized dentistry.
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Dr. John Reese has concluded that if dental patients can't come to him, he'll go to them. With that in mind, the local dentist now travels to area schools to treat patients in a mobile dental clinic.
Dentist drives clinic to schools to treat kids who might be missed.