October 28, 2019
by WXXI News
The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester has opened a new clinic designed to serve people with disabilities and complex health issues.
Wayne Lipschitz, who recently started a new job as the clinic’s director, said typical dentists’ offices are not designed for people with disabilities, and dentists themselves often are not trained to treat them.
That results in people staying away from the dentist and postponing or avoiding an important part of their health care, Lipschitz said.
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