The bill passed in the House of Representatives 91-4, but its passage in the Senate in uncertain.
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services -- a state government agency -- is concerned about the cost of executing this proposal, the site reported. However, the Kentucky Dental Association (KDA) backs the bill.
"We can see from the data, we can see from anecdotal comments from our members, the oral health of our children is really bad," said Michael Porter, KDA executive director, in the news story.
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