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PBS NewsHour | At Tipping Point of Dental Pain, A Mother Makes Tough Choices | PBS

Duration: 04:21
Program: PBS NewsHour #10199
Broadcast Date: Nov. 16, 2011

A "quick trip" to the dentist usually means a two-hour flight across southern Alaska for Eva Malvich. But that pales in comparison to the other sacrifices she's made to get some relief from the pounding pain in her mouth. Several weeks ago, the 42-year-old mother of three also quit her job of 19 years and cashed out her retirement savings.

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Post Date: November 16, 2011