Q) My husband is receiving social security as our only income, I’m 54 and in need of dental help; where can I go to see a dentist since we don’t have how to pay for it?
A) I’m sorry to hear that you’re in need of dental help and don’t have the means to pay for it. Here are some resources that may be able to help:
- Dental schools: Many dental schools offer free or low-cost dental care to patients under the supervision of dental students. You can find a list of dental schools in your area by visiting the American Dental Association’s website.
- Community health centers: Community health centers offer a variety of health services, including dental care, to low-income individuals and families. You can find a list of community health centers in your area by visiting the National Association of Community Health Centers’ website.
- State dental programs: Some states have programs that provide free or low-cost dental care to low-income individuals and families. You can find information about your state’s dental program by visiting your state’s Department of Health website.
- Dental foundations: There are a number of dental foundations that provide financial assistance to people in need of dental care. You can find a list of dental foundations by visiting the American Dental Association’s website.
I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have any other questions.