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Dental and optical assistance for veterans

Veterans, dependents and surviving spouses in Ramsey County may be eligible for dental and optical assistance, including extractions and dentures.

Dental care

You may receive up to $1,000 for annual routine dental care paid to your choice of providers. (May issue an additional denture authorization for up to $3,000 of once-per-lifetime benefits, and if needed, an additional once-per-lifetime extraction authorization for up to $2,000 specifically for tooth extractions in preparation for the dentures.)

Optical care

You may receive up to $400 paid to your choice of provider for annual eye exams and prescription eyewear, including contact lenses. 

The benefit is income and asset based. For more information, contact Veterans Services at 651-266-2545.

Posted on Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:48 a.m.