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Pamela Cannaday by Pamela Cannaday | Licensed since 2011
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This article was updated on: 07/28/2015

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If you have Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, you won’t be covered for most dental services, including routine care, oral exams, cleanings, fillings, extractions, and implants. Original Medicare dental coverage is very limited.

The only dental services that are covered by Original Medicare are those that are an essential part of a Medicare-covered procedure. For example, Medicare may cover a dental exam that you get prior to a heart valve replacement surgery or kidney transplant, as part of an overall pre-surgery exam. However, for most routine dental care, you’re not covered by Original Medicare.

All Medicare Advantage plans are required to cover at least the same benefits as Medicare Part A and Part B. Some Medicare Advantage plans cover additional benefits that aren’t covered by Original Medicare, and may include routine dental or vision benefits. Any additional benefits depend on each individual plan.

If you need more information or would like help finding a Medicare Advantage plan that includes dental coverage, that’s what I’m here for. You can learn more about why I enjoy helping people with Medicare below in my profile. To set up a time to talk over the phone or to have me email you some customized plan recommendations, use the links below. You can also browse plans right now using our Compare Plans buttons on this page. If you would like to get started sooner, just call us as described right below.

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