Year Begins With Denti-Cal Benefits Restored

Year Begins With Denti-Cal Benefits Restored

Susan Inglett’s dental coverage changed just after she got a root canal on one of her top teeth.

            It was 2009, and California was in the midst of a budget crisis. To cut costs, Medi-Cal eliminated non-emergency dental benefits for adults.

            Inglett, 63, of San Diego, needed a crown for that vulnerable tooth, but the state no longer paid for them.

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