Although Americans aged 45 and older value dental coverage benefits, only four in 10 older Americans have dental insurance from an employer, private and/or supplemental plan, finds a new survey from WellPoint.
The lack of dental coverage for under- and uninsured patients has hospital emergency departments (ED) seeing toothaches, tooth abscesses and other dental emergencies, USA Today reported. Between 1.3
Right now, more than 100 million U.S. residents lack dental insurance--more than two and a half times the number of people without medical coverage, according to researchers. Meanwhile, the number of