Eustiquieano worked hard his entire life in a factory to provide for his three children. He paid taxes and contributed to society. But now, Eustiquieano’s health is in danger. He earns too little to afford $2,500 of dental work.
Like most seniors, he relies on Medicare, but his Medicare HMO only covers one cleaning a year with a co-pay. If Medicare covered medically necessary dental care, his physical health would also be improved, and his wife could stop worrying about him at every meal.
Read about the importance of adding an oral health benefit to Medicare