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
"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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