Over the past 15 or so years oral and dental health of older American has improved dramatically. Senior Americans can not expect with proper dental care to keep their teeth. Losing your teeth just because your older is no longer the norm.
Unfortunately dentistry is still is not offer in Medicare. Which means many older Americans may not have their needed dental care due to lack of dental insurance. Many seniors are living on fixed incomes and that being the case may put off dental care due to the additional expense.
The Good news is that in most states there are affordable dental HMO insurance plan options or low cost dental discount plans that help to reduce the cost of dental services right at the dental office. Saving money off the cost the dental services at a low more affordable cost to older Americans