The Health Group in St. Louis, Missouri offers a wide variety of dental services for both children and adults. Patients under 18 years of age are accepted, and adults can become patients with a referral from their primary care doctor. The dental services provided include partial and complete cleanings, extractions, and dentures.
In addition, the staff can refer patients to specialists if needed to meet their specific oral health needs. At the initial visit, comprehensive exams and x-rays are conducted. The Health Group accepts Medicaid and private insurance plans, as well as a sliding fee scale based on income and family size for uninsured Saint Louis County residents. Oral health issues can have serious consequences for overall health, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, and premature or low birth weight babies. Therefore, it is important to seek treatment for any oral health problems. The Health Group accepts many major types of insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid, as well as Missouri Care, Home State Health and United Healthcare Community Plan. For more information about dental health services in Missouri, contact the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Office of Dental Health and Services at PO Box 570 Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570.