Dental care is not affordable

  • Dental care is the number one medical service that people across America skip due to the cost. 

  • 13% of older adults in Florida have lost all of their natural teeth, often because getting timely oral health care is too expensive.

  • Insured individuals who have access to dental care have lower total health care costs and fewer hospitalizations.

Widowed Without Health or Dental Insurance

By Danya H., Duval County

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"I know that I need to get some dental care. I only have two teeth left in my mouth, and they need root canals. I really need to get some dentures too.  Everyone I talk to says it’s very expensive and I just can’t afford it. There aren’t any free dental clinics around Jacksonville anymore." 

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