Despite improvements in dental care, millions of people suffer tooth loss — mostly due to tooth decay, gingivitis (gum disease), or injury. For many years, the only treatment options available for people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. But, today, dental implants are available. Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for
DID YOU KNOW: The Commonwealth provides assistance for 2-17 year olds through the Child Dental Benefits Schedule. Services for low income adults are currently funded through the National Partnership Agreement on Treating More Public Dental Patients. For more details on public dental services in your state or territory, visit your State Health Department’s website.
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