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Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

...to Los Algodones, Mexico, a small border town teeming with dental offices.About 60 percent of Americans have dental insurance coverage, the highest it has been in decades. But even so, the nation's older population has been largely left...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/facing-rising-dental-costs-seniors-head
State
My Turn: Eighty insurance cards, and counting

...date and how I qualify for Medicare?" I was told they would reprocess my last visit.Now I am getting more Moda dental insurance cards. This madness won't stop. The amount of time I have spent justifying claims, stopping cards, correcting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-10/eighty-insurance-cards-and-counting
Opinion
Do city officials have dental insurance?

...if doing this little experiment gets the environmental enforcers off their backs for the next year or so, who cares if kids get a few more cavities? Our city officials are all covered by dental insurance, right? Dean Guaneli Douglas

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032204/let_dental.shtml
Opinion
Bellingham voters opposed fluoride

...through the Washington State Dental Assoc. and Washington Dental Service Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Delta Dental Insurance Co. Raising over $300,000 largely from outside the community they outspent the opposition 21:1. They paid...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092807/let_20070928013.shtml
Opinion
Urge Alaska delegation to help override veto

...protection for our children's dental health. Sound off on the important issues at Some of us are fortunate to have dental insurance but many are not. Please contact your representatives in Congress and urge them to override the president's veto...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101607/let_20071016006.shtml
Opinion
HERSA could be a destination for people without insurance

...that aren't in college, don't live at home and work 40-plus hour a week, and who don't have any medical or dental insurance. Their needs are also important. They want to be independent and on their own, but don't go to the doctor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080310/let_690171381.shtml
Opinion
$1,107 payout ends 5-year dividend slide

...for. "I'm going to spend it on a new set of teeth," he said. "I need a partial rebuild and I don't have dental insurance. Without this money, I'd be out of a job because I have to smile so much." When dividend season hits, so do...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092106/sta_20060921022.shtml
News
Where can the working poor find dental care?

...to get ahead, finish college or obtain medical or dental insurance," Bourne said. "I have cleaned toilets, mopped...toothlessness because she is now covered by her husband's dental insurance. "I have two teeth that have been missing for about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032601/Loc_teethcare.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to get ahead, finish college or obtain medical or dental insurance," Bourne said. "I have cleaned toilets, mopped...toothlessness because she is now covered by her husband's dental insurance. "I have two teeth that have been missing for about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032601/Loc_teethcare.shtml
Alaska gets high marks for dental prevention programs

...remain lower than other payments, he said. "Typically, it's still less than what dentists would get with private dental insurance," he said. Whistler said the idea was to encourage more dental visits, and the Pew study found Alaska used a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-23/alaska-gets-high-marks-dental-preventio
State

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