Medicaid can cover the cost of dental treatment for kids who are enrolled in the program. Children with Medicaid are guaranteed the right to certain dental procedures and treatments including dental exams and teeth cleanings.
To find a dentist near you that accepts Medicaid, check out your local Kool Smiles.
States are required to provide dental benefits to children covered by Medicaid. Medicaid dental insurance covers any service that falls under EPSDT (Early Periodic Screening Diagnostic Treatment) services. These services are guaranteed by the state and include any procedures that include:
Medicaid also covers dental exams, X-rays, and teeth cleanings because they are considered screening and diagnostic treatments.
If you have any questions about which services are covered by Medicaid, a friendly Kool Smiles staff member will be happy to answer your questions.
At Kool Smiles, Medicaid is always accepted for dental treatments, and we never limit the number of Medicaid patients we’ll see in a day. This way, we have the opportunity to give proper dental care to millions of kids throughout America.
Kool Smiles also accepts TRICARE and SCHIP (State Children’s Insurance Program), as well as most major insurance plans. If your children aren’t covered by insurance or a state plan, Kool Smiles also accepts cash, credit, or CareCredit.
Kool Smiles has over 120 locations around the country, and we have extended weekday and Saturday hours so that it’s convenient for you bring your kids to the dentist.
If your children have Medicaid dental coverage, or no dental insurance at all, our dentists are here and want to help your kids develop healthy dental habits.
Give us a call today, and we’ll help you schedule an appointment, or answer any of your questions about dental insurance.
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