Alabama provides residents with a variety of recreational opportunities on the white sand beaches of the Gulf Coast or in the crisp air and serene beauty of mountains to the north. Residents in Alabama can visit one of the several rock formations where Native Americans lived long ago, or see the Natural Bridge Rock, the longest natural bridge east of the Rockies. NYU Lutheran Dental Medicine’s health center partner in Alabama includes the Foundry Dental Center which is located in the north central part of the state in the city of Bessemer, which lies in a corridor between Birmingham, the state’s largest city by population, and Tuscaloosa, and has been recognized as the fourth best business development area in the nation; In 2013, 18% of people in Alabama had incomes below the poverty line ($23,834 for a family of four) and 27.9% of people under age 65 and below 138% of the poverty line did not have health insurance. NYU Lutheran Dental Medicine and its health center partner help to ensure equitable and affordable dental care while enhancing and honing the skills of postdoctoral dental practitioners.
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