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Dental Shortage Debate Continues at Kansas Statehouse

Sunlight hits the shiny, new copper dome on top of the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by J. Schafer)

It’s well documented that a lot of Kansans don’t have ready access to dental services. How to increase their access is the subject of an intense debate at the Statehouse. A debate that is now in its fifth year with no end in sight. More from Jim McLean of the KHI News Service.

Want to learn more? Find it here, at the KHI News Service website.


The KHI News Service is an editorially-independent news service based in Topeka, which receives funding from the Kansas Health Foundation, which is mentioned in this story. KPR and the KHI News Service have collaborated to form a reporting partnership, covering health and statehouse news and other issues of importance to Kansas residents.

While Many Kansans Lack Access to a Dentist, the Great Dental Debate Continues at the Statehouse


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