How do I find a dentist that accepts Medi-Cal?
You can find a Medi-Cal dentist on the Medi-Cal Dental Provider Referral List, or by calling 1-800-322-6384.
Is dental free with Medi-Cal?
The Medi‑Cal Dental Program provides free or low‑cost dental services to children and adults who receive Medi‑Cal, California’s Medicaid program.
Does Medi-Cal cover all dental?
Medi-Cal covers all the basics including; dental exams (2x a year), teeth cleanings every 6 months, x-rays, tooth removals, emergency services, molar sealants, fillings, fluoride treatments and root canals.
How much does Medi-Cal dental cost?
Medi‑Cal will pay up to $1,800 in a year for covered dental services. You may qualify for no yearly limit. Please visit “About the Medi‑Cal Dental Program” to find out more on the website link below.
What does Denti Cal cover 2021?
Coverage Cap. Denti-Cal will only provide up to $1800 in covered services per year. Some services are not counted towards the cap, such as dentures, extractions, and emergency services. Your dental provider must check with Denti-Cal to find out if you have reached the $1800 cap before treating you.
What does Medi-Cal cover for adults?
Medi-Cal covers most medically necessary care. This includes doctor and dentist appointments, prescription drugs, vision care, family planning, mental health care, and drug or alcohol treatment. Medi-Cal also covers transportation to these services.
Does Denti-Cal pay for implants?
For example, as we saw in Maggie’s story, Denti-Cal covers full dentures but not partial dentures, bridges or implants, leaving many older adults with the choice of either pulling out all their teeth or getting no treatment.
What does Denti-Cal cover for adults?
Denti-Cal will only provide up to $1800 in covered services per year. Some services are not counted towards the cap, such as dentures, extractions, and emergency services. Your dental provider must check with Denti-Cal to find out if you have reached the $1800 cap before treating you. Appeals.
Does Medi-Cal cover dental implants 2020?
Dental implants are covered by health insurance when you can prove that the treatment is medically necessary. Qualifying services are “appropriate to the evaluation and treatment of a disease, condition, illness, or injury and are consistent with the applicable standard of care.”
What does Denti-Cal cover for adults 2020?
What procedures does Denti-Cal cover?
Medi-Cal Dental Program
- Diagnostic and preventive dental hygiene (e.g. examinations, x-rays, and teeth cleanings);
- Emergency services for pain control;
- Tooth extractions;
- Root canal treatments (anterior/posterior);
- Crowns (prefabricated/laboratory);
- Scaling and root planning;
- Periodontal maintenance;
Can I get false teeth on medical card?
False teeth or dentures are only covered on your medical card in case of emergencies.