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A 38-year-old female asked:

i need to have 3 root canals to be done !! do you or do you know anyone who excepts straight medicaid ??

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Dr. John Sheets
Dentistry 33 years experience
Limits of Medicaid: Hopefully you're not in discomfort but I'm assuming you've been to a dentist where you know you need 3 root canals. Unfortunately, I don't believe root canals are a benefit for medicaid. Please discuss your situation with a local dentist to give you some possible solutions and a plan for your treatment.

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