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More Medi-Cal Dental Benefits starting Jan. 1

Member news | Wednesday, February 7, 2018

If you are an adult Medi-Cal member, your dental benefits will change on January 1, 2018.

Services available to you now include:

  • Exams and X-rays
  • Cleanings (prophylaxis)
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Fillings
  • Root canals in front teeth
  • Prefabricated crowns
  • Full dentures
  • Other medically necessary dental services

Added services starting on Jan. 1 include:

  • More types of exams
  • Deep cleanings (scaling and root planing)
  • Laboratory crowns
  • Partial dentures
  • Root canals in back teeth
  • Medically necessary dental services can go over the yearly $1800 limit.

Dental benefits will not change for the following members:

  • Pregnant women
  • Adults in skilled nursing or intermediate care facility
  • Children

Questions? Call Denti-Cal at 1-800-322-6384.