Cost-Cutting Tips for Seniors

It's no secret that medical costs are rising. Here's how to fight back.
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Cut your dental costs

Regular dental exams and cleanings help prevent cavities and gingivitis (and ward off the need for dentures), but they also protect your heart. You can get reduced-cost dental care by signing up for clinical trials or by checking out local universities that train dentists or dental hygienists, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Such programs offer low-cost care via their student-training programs.