You know how important dental health is to your overall health. Even the Mayo Clinic discusses the connection between proper dental and oral health to your overall health. Keeping your teeth and gums healthy costs money. Traditionally, dental insurance helps pay for these costs. Affordable dental insurance is especially important for seniors on Medicare who are on a limited or fixed income. However, a search of “senior dental insurance” on Google leads to mixed results. Some pages direct you to a one-option solution. Others describe discount dental plans. (which could work). And, others describe a solution that you can go to any dentist, but what they fail to tell you is that you could face higher out-of-pocket costs than if you went to an in-network dentist.
Making a mistake here can cost you serious money, especially for seniors who can’t afford to make mistakes. In this article, we discuss senior dental insurance mistakes.