State officials are working to push through long-delayed funding to dentists who provide specialized care in Wisconsin, and lawmakers are calling for solutions in upcoming legislative sessions to address the issue of some who wait years for adequate dental care.

MADISON, Wis. — State officials are working to push through long-delayed funding to dentists who provide specialized care in Wisconsin, and lawmakers are calling for solutions in upcoming legislative sessions to address the issue of some who wait years for adequate dental care.

The news comes in the wake of a News 3 Now investigation in May, uncovering how some people with special needs in Wisconsin were on years-long waiting lists for dental care that needed crucial in-house or hospitalized sedation.

Investigative Reporter

Naomi Kowles is an investigative reporter for WISC-TV News 3 Now and Channel3000.com. If you have an investigative story you would like her to look into, she can be contacted at nkowles@wisctv.com.