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dental care

Preventive dental care and common procedures like fillings aren't covered under traditional Medicare, but AARP wants to change that.
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A promising recent proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers the Medicare program, could result in improved access to dental coverage for people with Medicare.
Senior Man Eating Toast and Jelly Jam
Older adults want to maintain healthy teeth and gums as they age. They also want and need access to regular dental care, yet our survey found that many can’t afford it and are going without
Good oral health is a vital part of general health and overall well-being. However, it requires the regular use of dental services. Yet many older adults are unable to afford the care they need to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Moreover, there are significant disparities in financial access to…
Man at Dentist
Boomers retiring without dental benefits, and Medicare recipients who don’t have a Medicare Advantage plan, may be surprised and dismayed by the latest study on the cost of dental coverage.
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