Access to Care

Mountain Lakes AccessHealth brings quality dental care and support services to low-income, underinsured adults in the community. Approximately 14,000 people in the Mountain Lakes community in Oconee County live below the federal poverty level and lack insurance. When they don't have access to healthcare, their situation becomes more precarious.

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Mountain Lakes AccessHealth Preventing Dental Emergencies

Dental health isn't just about teeth. Poor oral health can lead to missed days of work, pain, and chronic illness. Providing low-income, uninsured adults with access to dental care can help people live better lives. Upfitting two dental operatories to serve people without access to dental care goes a long way towards making those people live happier, more productive lives.

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Mountain Lakes AccessHealth Looking Forward

Mountain Lakes AccessHealth provided 293 dental exams and 698 extractions in 41 clinics. The value of those services is $198,551, a 65 percent return on investment. Even more valuable is the money saved on decreased emergency room visits.

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