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The Pierce County Public Health Department tried multiple solutions over the years in finding quality dental care for those who couldn't afford it.


"We did many things over the years, but for low income people, finding dental care was tough," said Lisa Raethke, a nurse with the department.

Dentists volunteered their time to place sealants around the county to grade students, but that wasn't enough.

"We continued to see the need being out there," she said.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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