Is it possible to get Delta Dental through your Medicare?


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Medicare on its own does not come with dental benefits beyond those related to a covered procedure, notes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. However, members can purchase an add-on plan called Medicare Advantage to get dental care, and some of the companies offering these plans contract with Delta Dental.

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PriorityHealth is one private company that works with Delta Dental for its Medicare Advantage plans. This kind of plan costs an additional fee and is known as a Part C plan, notes the Medicare website. Those who purchase this extra coverage may benefit from free or discounted exams, cleanings, X-rays and repairs. Those interested enroll directly through the company offering the add-on plan rather than through Delta Dental directly.

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