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Making Dental Care a Priority for Seniors

January 2, 2016

Make sure your older loved ones are getting the dental care they need to protect their overall health.

Making Dental Care a Priority for SeniorsIt’s no secret that people of all ages need proper dental care in order to keep teeth and gums strong, healthy, and pain-free. However, while progress has been made towards making dental care available to kids and adults who purchase their insurance through Covered California, senior citizens who rely on Medicare and Medicaid still do not have adequate coverage for necessary dental care. In fact, according to the American Dental Association, 20 percent of all seniors 75 and older have not seen a dentist in the past five…

What Is the Best Credit Card to Use for Dental Care?

January 1, 2016

Comparing regular credit cards and health care credit cards

If you need any kind of restorative dental work, such as a filling, a root canal, or a crown, you are going to face a significant out of pocket expense. This is true even if you have dental insurance, as most plans only cover 50 to 80 percent of the cost of these types of dental procedures.

At first, you might think that the best solution is to postpone your care until you can afford to pay the out of pocket cost. However, this is probably the worst thing you could do. Your…

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