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Does Medicare offer dental plans?

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Medicare does not offer dental coverage in its regular plan, as of 2015. Supplement plans, such as Medicare Part C, offers routine dental care, but it is not available in all areas.

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Does Medicare offer dental plans?
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One way that a person on Medicare can get dental coverage is to purchase insurance out of pocket. A monthly plan for dental insurance usually ranges from $12 to $50 a month. Another option is to choose a dental discount card. This is different from insurance but still helps someone on Medicare save money on dental visits. Typically, a person pays a fee to join a discount program and then can take advantage of discounts on dental work.

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