Toothless Texas inmates denied dentures in state prison – Houston Chronicle

Toothless Texas inmates denied dentures in state prison – Houston Chronicle
— Read on www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Toothless-Texas-inmates-denied-dentures-in-state-13245169.php

Reading towards the bottom of this shows that ex-lawyers ( the US Supreme Court in 1976 ) determined the “standard of care” for prison inmates instead of health care professionals. Just as lawyers always do, their reasoning is vague, indeterminable, and ineffective.

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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2 Responses to Toothless Texas inmates denied dentures in state prison – Houston Chronicle

  1. Karen Cook says:

    Who wants to drink their food the rest of their life? I think it is ridiculous prisoners can’t have teeth.

    • csidds says:

      Thanks. The TX penal system recently provided a dentist to construct dentures for certain inmates. It will take more than one to provide sufficient quantities.

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