Dental Coverage

Dental Services for Children

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

The three 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 1-800-822-5353.

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

Adults in the BCBSTX STAR plan are not covered on the above dental plans. Adult BCBSTX STAR members aged 21 and older are eligible to receive dental services as a Value-Added Services. Learn more about dental services for adult STAR members.

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