This report finds that working-age Virginians with any disability are significantly older, and more likely to be black, have low levels of education, be out of the labor force, and rely on public assistance programs for economic support - disproportionately distributed throughout the state. 

Dental health across the U.S. has improved steadily in recent years and most Virginians receive more frequent preventive care than the national average. But some segments of Virginia’s population have clearly been left behind in access to dental care, according to the authors, Terance Rephann and Tanya Wanchek.

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