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4 (Imperfect) Ways Retirees Can Pay for Dental Care

February 11, 2022

From the Kiplinger website

Getting dental insurance in retirement is complicated even though seniors are prone to dental health problems. About 20% of adults 65 and older have untreated tooth decay, 68% have gum disease, and almost 1 in 5 have lost all their teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because original Medicare doesn’t cover dental care, seniors who want dental insurance must get it through a Medicare Advantage plan or buy individual dental coverage. Even then, the plans may have restrictions that leave seniors underinsured.

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