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Preventative Dental Care is Key

Keeping up with your dental hygiene doesn’t just mean brushing your teeth a couple of times per day. While flossing and daily brushing are integral to the health of your teeth and gums, seeing a dentist on a regular basis should not be overlooked to help prevent cavities, tooth decay or gum disease. Left unattended, dental problems can lead to more serious issues like diabetes or heart disease. Even if you are diligent about brushing and flossing every day, you may not know if there are any underlying issues forming.

The easiest way to avoid costly or potentially painful dental problems is to see your dentist on a regular basis. At your visit, a hygienist will clean your teeth, removing the buildup of plaque or tartar that your daily brushing may not remove. Your dentist will give you exam to assess potential concerns and make recommendations that keep your teeth and mouth healthy.

On top of routine exams and cleanings, seeing your dentist at least twice per year can help you healthy and avoid costly procedures.

You can read more about dental coverage with Medicare on easyMedicare.com. If you are already enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, you can find a complete list of items covered by your dental plan on your Summary of Benefits provided when you enrolled in your plan.

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