KPBS: California Lawmakers Chew On Dental Program’s Shortcomings

Jenny Kattlove, senior director of programs at The Children’s Partnership, a nonprofit advocacy group, said kids face some other issues.

“Sometimes they have to wait months to get care, or there’s not care in their local community, or the local dentist may not see a young child such as a three-year-old,” Kattlove said.

She predicts there will be more problems unless the state takes action because Medi-Cal enrollment continues to grow.

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