Dental Coverage

Dental Services for CHIP Children

Your child's CHIP dental plan provides dental services including services that help prevent tooth decay and services that fix dental problems. Call your child's CHIP dental plan to learn more about the dental services they offer.

The 3 dental plans for children on Medicaid are: DentaQuest, MCNA Dental and UnitedHealthcare Dental. Call DentaQuest at 1-800-516-0165, MCNA Dental at 1-800-494-6262 or UnitedHealthcare Dental at 1-800-822-5353If you do not know your child's CHIP dental plan, call the CHIP enrollment broker at 1-800-964-2777.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) covers emergency dental services your child gets in a hospital. This includes services the doctor provides and other services your child might need, like anesthesia. To learn more about dental benefits for CHIP children, see the CHIP Member Handbook.

BCBSTX adult CHIP Perinate members age 19 and older are eligible for dental services as part of BCBSTX’s Value-Added Services.

Learn more about dental services for adult CHIP members.


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