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Startup helps extract financial pain of dental visits

A dentist checks the teeth of a woman during a free treatment camp at a government dental hospital in Jammu February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A dentist checks the teeth of a woman during a free treatment camp at a government dental hospital in Jammu February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

A dentist checks the teeth of a woman during a free treatment camp at a government dental hospital in Jammu February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta
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Jake Winebaum is the founder and CEO of Brighter.com, a Santa Monica, California-based Web startup that provides dental coverage for uninsured patients.  REUTERS/HO/Brighter.com

Jake Winebaum is the founder and CEO of Brighter.com, a Santa Monica, California-based Web startup that provides dental coverage for uninsured patients. REUTERS/HO/Brighter.com

Jake Winebaum is the founder and CEO of Brighter.com, a Santa Monica, California-based Web startup that provides dental coverage for uninsured patients. REUTERS/HO/Brighter.com
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