Senior Dental Care Program
Many Pennsylvania Dental Association member dentists offer dental care at a reduced cost to senior citizens on low or fixed incomes through the Senior Dental Care Program. More than 1,000 dentists have participated in this voluntary program, which enables many seniors obtain affordable dental care and helps them enjoy good health and well-being.
Participating referral dentists offer a minimum discount of 15 percent off their usual fees for patients who meet the program’s basic requirements. In order to be eligible, a patient must fulfill all of the following requirements:
- Pennsylvania resident.
- Age 65 or older.
- Not be receiving federal, state or other dental health assistance.
- Not have private dental insurance.
- Have a total annual household income of less than $14,500 for a single person or less than $17,700 for a married couple.
If you are not eligible for PDA’s program, you still have options. Click to view the Dental Clinic Directory, a compilation of free and reduced-fee dental clinics and centers in Pennsylvania.
Please complete the online referral request form. It’s up to you to make an appointment by calling the dentist’s office. Be sure to tell the receptionist that you are a senior citizen requesting a discount on services.
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