A 45-year-old member asked:
Can someone on medicare get a full tooth extraction and a full set of dentures?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. STEPHEN PERRYanswered
Dentistry 50 years experience
Not at this time: Medicaid currently provides no dental care unless a physician refers the patient for these procedures because the patient has a systemic illness that would benefit from removal of the teeth. Making dentures as a replacement prosthesis is possible if a disfiguring osteotomy for cancer occurs. There is no question that senior citizens on medicaid would benefit from inclusion of dental care.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. James Beckanswered
Dentistry 13 years experience
Medicaid yes in Ark: In my state of arkansas, patients on medicaid can get full mouth extraction and one set of denture per lifetime. Medicaid also provides one reline per lifetime.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. James Vitoanswered
Prosthodontics 39 years experience
Yes: You will need to go to a dental school or a hospital that has a dental residency program.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Alvaro Gracia commented
undefined 31 years experience
Yes you can look for a Medicare dental provider and he or she will do it .
Sep 4, 2013
Last updated Sep 4, 2013
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