Health Care

The ACA And The State Of Dental Insurance

While the Affordable Care Act or the ACA has arguably changed the way millions of Americans access healthcare, it does not cover dental insurance for adults. In other words, only children get dental coverage under this act. This is bad news for adults facing financial difficulties because dental care in the US is extremely expensive, according to Ira Lamster, dean emeritus of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. In fact, according to a study published by Oral Health America, only two percent of senior citizens in America have any kind of dental insurance. Nevertheless, figures from the American