Young adults often have the reputation of not taking good care of themselves. You may feel invincible, and not realize how much your behaviors now can affect your health later in life. Oral health is one area that is easy to neglect now, but that can lead to serious financial and quality of life consequences later. Now that she’s on her own, it’s important to maintain those habits. Many people neglect regular dental visits during this phase of life. In fact, a third of American adults don’t visit the dentist yearly. Continuing with regular dental appointments is essential to good oral health, but may also save Lisa money. Seeing her dentist helps.
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I just read on line that as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed in to law March 23, , young adults up to age 26 are eligible for coverage under their parent/guardian’s health care plans – including dental, regardless of marital status, dependent status, student status, or residency.