Does Medicare Cover Dentist?

Is there a dental plan for Medicare patients?

Medicare doesn’t cover most dental care, dental procedures, or supplies, like cleanings, fillings, tooth extractions, dentures, dental plates, or other dental devices.

Some Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) offer extra benefits that Original Medicare doesn’t cover – like vision, hearing, or dental.

Does Medicare cover dental in 2019?

According to, this federal health insurance program typically does not cover dental care, procedures, or supplies. Medicare doesn’t provide benefits toward regular cleanings or services designed to treat and/or correct problematic oral issues, such as fillings or tooth extractions.

Does Medicare pay for dental surgery?

Answer: No, Medicare doesn’t cover any dental care or procedures you receive to maintain your teeth’s health. However, Medicare may cover a service, including oral surgery, if your health is at risk without it or if it is part of another service that Medicare covers.

Does Medicare cover root canals?

Original Medicare does not cover root canals. It also does not cover oral exams, extractions, fillings, dentures, teeth cleanings or dental implants. Sometimes people wonder about root canals or dental implants since these procedures require surgery, but Medicare does not cover root canals or dental implants.