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Take Action: Medicare Part B Dental Benefit

Dentists need to continue to let Congress know where we stand on this issue.

The ADA is working with lawmakers, regulators, and others to help older adults achieve optimal oral health, including the most vulnerable participants in the Medicare program. Learn more at

  • Take action: Tell Your Representative to Oppose a Medicare Part B Dental Benefit
  • Read an FAQ: Answers to frequently asked questions about efforts to include a dental benefit in the Medicare program. You also can read an excellent article from Forbes
  • Listen to a ToothTalk Podcast: Recently released, this episode explains the role dentists have in advocacy, discusses how the ADA is working with lawmakers on the Medicare dental benefit proposal and looks ahead to what’s in store for the future.