To find dentists who take Medicaid, locate the dental section in your Medicaid policy handbook. Open an Internet browser, enter your state's Medicaid URL, and consult the dental section.Know More
Open your Medicaid policy book to the dental section, and look for a website address or a case worker phone number for the policy.
Locate the Medicaid website search field, enter "dentists taking Medicaid", and hit Return.
Scroll through the search results of dentists who take Medicaid. Click on the link for a preferred dentist.
Find the Medicaid assistance phone number in the policy book. Call this number, and ask to speak to a representative who specializes in dental coverage with Medicaid policies.
Give the Medicaid specialist the region in which to find a dentist. Write down the names and phone numbers of the dentists the Medicaid specialist provides.
Call the dentist number provided through the state Medicaid website or from the Medicaid specialist to confirm that the dentist accepts Medicaid dental policies.
Low-income Missourians can visit the Missouri Dental Association website for a list of dentists that may accept Medicaid payments. As of 2014, only children are eligible for Medicaid dental visits in Missouri, according to The Kansas City Star.Full Answer >
As of 2015, about one in three dentists accept Medicaid as a form of payment. General practice dentists are more likely than specialists to accept Medicaid, and dentists in rural areas are almost twice as likely to take Medicaid than those in cities or suburbs.Full Answer >
There is a large number of dentists that accept both children and adults on Medicaid, such as Lenawee Dental Clinic Inc. in Adrian and Covenant Community Care Dental Center in Detroit. Both the Medicaid Dentistry website as well as the Michigan Department of Community Health offer tools to find a dentist that accepts Medicaid in a specific area.Full Answer >
Medicaid does not provide a master list of accredited dentists, but state governments do provide lists of accredited dental providers, according to the American Dental Association. Patients can visit their state health department websites to view the lists or request to have lists sent to them through the mail.Full Answer >