If you’re a veteran, you could be eligible for free dental care through the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). Your child’s dental care may also be covered by an insurance program like TRICARE.
It’s important for you to find a dental clinic offering the best dental care for your kids. Learn more about your eligibility for free dental care, and find clinics that honor TRICARE insurance for your little ones.
The VA offers many different programs for military veterans who meet certain eligibility requirements. Did you know that if you just got out of the service, you may be eligible for a free dental exam?
To learn if you are eligible for free dental care through the VA, see this guide to dental care benefits for veterans.
You may be eligible if you meet the following criteria:
If you are not eligible for free VA dental care, you may be eligible to purchase dental insurance at a reduced cost. The VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP) gives enrolled veterans and beneficiaries the opportunity to buy reduced cost dental care coverage from MetLife.
You might be eligible for great dental health care, but your child’s dental care is just as important. At Kool Smiles, we are proud to serve military families. We make sure that all children of veterans and active military have access to quality dental care.
Our offices gladly accept most major dental insurance plans, including Medicaid and TRICARE.
t Kool Smiles, we always make our dental care affordable for parents and accept many payment options. We gladly accept cash, credit, and debit cards as well as CareCredit. CareCredit allows you to spread the cost of your children’s dental care out over time.
Be sure to explore your VA benefits for free dental care, then make an appointment for your kids at your local Kool Smiles office. Call us today to see how Kool Smiles can care for your children.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/resources/publications/IB10-442_dental_benefits_for_veterans_2_14.pdf
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: http://www.va.gov/dental/
Dental care is just as important for children as it is for adults. But as it turns out, many families who don't have private dental insurance can't to take their kids…Read Full Article
Although proper tooth care is serious business, a trip to the right dental clinic can put a smile on your kids’ faces. At Kool Smiles, we design our offices just for children.…Read Full Article
It is important for kids to visit the dentist, but should parents seek out a dental health center specifically for children instead of a regular dentist who treats all ages? There are…Read Full Article
Every February we celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month. It is a great time to focus on the importance of preventing tooth decay and having healthy teeth. Did you know that…Read Full Article
It's important to treat your child's baby teeth with as much concern as his or her adult teeth. The negative effects of overlooked baby teeth can follow your child well…Read Full Article
The habits we begin as children are the ones we tend to follow throughout life. Introducing children to the basics of oral health early on can create a solid foundation for taking…Read Full Article
Brightly colored offices, large waiting areas with play areas, full playground sets, hygiene viewing areas, as well as interactive dental treatments and checkups are just some of the ways Kool…Read Full Article
Parents are an important part of their kid's successful dental procedures. One of the most important steps you can take as a parent is understanding how laughing gas will work for…Read Full Article
Sometimes, nitrous oxide, more commonly known as laughing gas, is necessary for dental procedures and surgeries. Although many dentists use local anesthetics, there are some that use nitrous oxide to calm jittery…Read Full Article
Dental care for your child can be expensive and if your little one needs to have an operation or other major dental work, it's important to find affordable dental financing…Read Full Article
There is no exact price for how much dental insurance will cost for one person. There are variables that affect the cost, such as where you live, the type of…Read Full Article