Medicaid Dental Benefits

Categories: Medicaid

Do you have a tooth ache or have you been told that you need a root canal? Medicaid is a great resource to receive dental treatment.

Dental Benefits for Children in Medicaid

Pediatric MedicaidChild enrollees are covered Medicaid’s  Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit.  Oral screening is part of a physical exam, it does not substitute for a dental examination performed by a dentist. A referral to a dentist is required for every child.

Dental services for children include:

  • Relief of pain and infections
  • Restoration of teeth
  • Maintenance of dental health

Dental Benefits for Adults in Medicaid

Adult MedicaidStates determine what dental benefits are provided to adult Medicaid enrollees.  Most states provide emergency dental services for adults, but less than half of the states currently provide comprehensive dental care. There are no minimum requirements for adult dental coverage.

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Andrew Stubbs Lone Tree Root Canal SpecialistAndrew Stubbs, DMD is a specialist member of the American Association of Endodontists.  He is a graduate of Boston University and maintains an ecofriendly dental practice in Lone Tree, CO.  Dr. Stubbs specializes in root canal treatment and provides sedation  dental treatment for patients from all over the Denver area including: Lone Tree, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Castle Rock, Parker and Aurora.

 

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