Like many seniors, José relies on Medicare. Yet Medicare does not cover dental services, even those that are medically necessary. This means José is on his own in the face of needed dental care estimated to cost him $2,000. With his limited income, José must take care of his home payments and other monthly expenses, while the dental care he needs remains out of reach.
José is aware that dental health is connected to heart health, liver health, and more. Without access to the dental care he requires, José worries that his overall health is at risk.
Read about the importance of adding an oral health benefit to Medicare