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Re: Dental Coverage

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I've always had dental insurance thru my company, and I've continued that in retirement. It's with Met Life, and costs ~$24/month, with a coverage cap of $2K annually. I don't know if the cost is subsidized by my former employer. Although that coverage cap isn't much .. when you talk about crowns, bridges & dentures, at least if the dentist is in-network, they agree to a fee schedule that saves you money, even if you have to pay out of pocket.

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Dental Coverage

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I am new to AARP as a caregover and trying to investigate dental coverage for an aging parent.   This has been such a challenge and the options appear to be limited unless you have a lot of disposable income and can trave out of the country.  What are some 'real options' that exist? 


I am in the state of Illinois and have not had much success. 


Has anyon considered usign the local dental schools?  What are some of the pros and cons?