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WDVA: VDOC dentist must refer inmate for oral care (access required)

An inmate was entitled to partial injunctive relief related to his ongoing pain after another prisoner broke his jaw. Dental care to date has not ameliorated his pain or ability to chew food, and he is entitled to further evaluation. Background A fellow inmate broke Plaintiff Emmitt Roscoe’s jaw in February 2017, damaging a nerve. An oral ...