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Story of the Month

  • April Story of the Month

    What Goes Around, Comes Around…But in a Good Way  Several years ago at our Mobile Dental Clinic, we met a young USC dental student named Kimberly.  Kimberly was a shining star among the dental students who worked at the clinic.  Fast forward several years and Dr. Kimberly Kum is now a part of the USC […]

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  • February Story of the Month

    Time is of the Essence When you wake up because your tooth is throbbing–time stands still.  Sixteen-year-old Selena told her mom right away and her mom’s heart sank.  Her mother, Lupe, was immediately concerned, not only because her daughter was in pain, but because they had just lost their insurance when they moved into L.A. […]

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  • January Story of the Month

    Having Insurance Does Not Always Translate to Access to Care Randy, a single dad, recently and unexpectedly lost his job.  The instant decline in his income qualified he and his daughter for a different kind of insurance—Medi-Cal.  Young & Healthy assisted in signing them up for the Medi-Cal insurance.  A few months later, Randy returned […]

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  • December Story of the Month

    The Ups & Downs of Income…and Care Sometimes our clients have fluctuating incomes, which means they have fluctuating access to healthcare. Sophia was disqualified from Medi-Cal because she made too much money.  The social worker from the hospital referred her to us for help in adjusting her insurance. We found that Sophia was eligible for […]

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  • November Story of the Month

    Never Letting Go Until the Care is Complete  We are always happy when a child completes a full week of care at our Mobile Dental Clinic.  Sometimes follow up care is needed and this was the case for 14-year-old, Benton. Benton needed four root canals.  The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC offered to […]

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