About our plans: Medicaid Under 21 and CHIP What it covers
Your dental plan includes great benefits for your child. Among the care that is covered is:
Basic care like check-ups, cleanings and X-rays
Preventive care like fluoride treatments and sealants
Other teeth problems like fillings, crowns, root canals and tooth removal
To get more information on what is covered; download a copy of your member handbook.
Every DentaQuest member has a Main Dentist. This dentist can help keep your child’s teeth healthy. They also can fix most teeth problems. Your child’s Main Dentist also can send your child to a specialist for teeth problems that are harder to fix, if needed.
There are three easy ways to change your Main Dentist:
1. Online via e-mail
Submit your Primary Care Dentist Information
2. Print and Fax
Print Change Main Dentist Form and Fax to 800-936-0913
3. Call our Member Call Center and request to change Main Dentist:
Medicaid Members call 800-516-0165
CHIP Members call 800-508-6775
If you have questions about your Main Dentist or need help picking a new dentist, you can contact us.
Value Added Benefits
When your child gets preventive care, your child will qualify for a dental care kit and may qualify for a $10 Walmart gift card. Find out more.
If you want more information about your plan, what it covers and how it works, download your Member Handbook. This will also give you information about your rights and responsibilities, including how to file an appeal or a complaint, and how to request a fair hearing.
Notices from the State of Texas
Texas Health Steps
Texas Health Steps gives your child free dental checkups starting at 6 months of age. Checkups can help find health problems before they get worse and harder to treat. Call Texas Health Steps toll-free 1-877-847-8377 (1-877-THSTEPS) or go to www.MyChildrensMedicaid.org to learn more about Medicaid and Texas Health Steps.
We are here to help. If you have questions, want to sign up, or need documents in other languages or formats, or need help with other languages you can contact us.