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Free dental care urged for refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong, who cannot earn money to pay for treatment

Pain has become a way of life for Annie (not her real name), an asylum seeker from Indonesia who has lived in Hong Kong since 2014.For almost seven years, the 32-year-old has suffered acute toothache caused by an impacted wisdom tooth.According to the International Dental Centre, which has clinics throughout Hong Kong, the problem is caused when a wisdom tooth – the teeth at the back of the mouth, also known as third molars – become impacted because there is not enough room for them to come in…

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