Dental care out of reach for many poor Indy residents

In Indianapolis’ 10 poorest census tracts, 60 percent of residents had not visited a dentist within 12 months, according to an IBJ analysis of CDC and Census Bureau research. But in the 10 tracts with the lowest poverty rates, just 25 percent hadn’t.

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Dental school launches $21.6M expansion project

The school, on the IUPUI campus, broke ground Sept. 23 on the 45,000-square-foot addition. It will house 125 new patient treatment rooms, spread over three floors, that will provide more elbow room for dentists, faculty and patients.

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Zoeller goes after closed Allcare Dental chain

A chain of dental offices that abruptly closed multiple Indiana locations in December 2010 left patients without care, refunds or records, according to a complaint filed by the Office of the Indiana Attorney General.

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Dentist driven to draw blacks to profession

When Jeanette Sabir-Holloway entered dental school at Indiana University in 1976, she was one of only three black students in a class of 120. She would be the only African-American to graduate with her class four years later.

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