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I have periodontal disease and had to have most of my teeth extracted, are the implants tax deductible?

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Good afternoon. Pursuant to Turbo Tax (https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/3497973-are-dental-implants-deductible-under-medical-expenses): "Yes, dental implants are an approved medical expense that can be deducted on your return. Medical expenses are an itemized deduction on Schedule A and are deductible to the extent they exceed 10% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). If you are 65 or over, they are deductible to the extent they exceed 7.5%"

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