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Georgia Dentist Uncovers Obscure Law That Helps Dental Patients With Severe Anxiety
Date:3/15/2010

Dr. David Kurtzman has discovered an obscure Georgia Law that forces insurance companies to cover Sedation Dentistry for Georgia Dental Patients with severe anxiety and other disorders. Dr. Kurtzman has been practicing Dentistry in Georgia for over 20 years and he just found out about the law so the general public knows little or nothing about "Senate Bill 66".

(Vocus) March 15, 2010 -- Severe anxiety, phobia, severe gagging, life threatening allergies and the inability to use local anesthetics are among the myriad of reasons that over 100,000 Georgians are unable to receive the dental care they need in a dentists’ office. For these people, dentistry ranges from almost torture to a life threatening experience – yet many want and need care.

In 1999, to little fanfare, the state senate of Georgia passed a law to help these people. Since their only alternative is to have their dental work done while they are truly and fully asleep, “Senate Bill 66” mandates Medical Insurance to pay the additional costs of general anesthesia and hospital costs for these people. Once the often prohibitive costs of being fully asleep in the hospital are handled, a lot more of these people can afford the dental care they really need.

Dr. David Kurtzman, a Marietta, Georgia, dentist who has been treating these cases for over twenty (20) years says, "No one really talks about this law – certainly not the insurance companies!” He had worked for years trying to get these costs paid. Even when he got to speak with people within the insurance companies he called, nobody ever mentioned it. Not until a chance call to the Insurance Commissioners’ office in Atlanta lead Kurtzman to the obscure bill did his office start getting more and more coverage for their patients.

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