Dental Coverage

Dental Services for Children

Your childs 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 two dental plans for children on Medicaid are: Dentaquest and MCNA Dental. Call Dentaquest at 1-800-516-0165 and MCNA Dental at 1-800-494-6262.

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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