Find the Best Plan in Your Area
Find The Right Dentist For You
Due to the slow movement of dental care approval by Virginia and national officials, representatives of the Virginia Healthcare Foundation have reported that thousands of people residing in the state with little or no dental insurance will be without free dental care.
More individuals nationwide are being affected by similar dental insurance legislation delays, as only 63 percent of all Americans aged 18 to 64 years visited a dentist annually in 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention.
Approximately six months ago, the Virgina Healthcare Foundation submitted legislation that would allow the organization to use $5 million in an emergency fund that would provide services to 7,000 local patients, according to the Washington Post. Unfortunately for these individuals, the proposal won't be approved by the September 30 deadline, leaving many Virginia residents without dental care.
Advocates for these individuals hope that Congress will be able to extend the deadline, which would allow the 33 state-sponsored clinics to receive funding for various treatments, including teeth cleanings, fillings and tooth extractions, the news source reports.
Families and individuals who have been affected the stalling of similar state and nationwide legislation can benefit from researching dental discount plans. People who take advantage this opportunity will be able to see a dentist annually and receive services ranging from oral exams to surgical procedures.
For more information on dental discount plans call 1-888-632-5353.
© 2010 Brafton Inc.
The materials and articles published on DentalPlans.com are for informational purposes only. Although DentalPlans.com strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. DentalPlans.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and DentalPlans.com makes no commitment to update the information on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on DentalPlans.com. Decisions based on information contained on DentalPlans.com are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold DentalPlans.com and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.
Nothing on DentalPlans.com constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. DentalPlans.com assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to DentalPlans.com with or without DentalPlans.com’s knowledge.