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How are the dental benefits different in 2018?

Highlighted benefits are newly covered starting January 2018

  • Exams and x-rays
  • Cleanings
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Fillings
  • Anterior root canals (front teeth)
  • Prefabricated crowns (stainless steel or tooth colored)
  • Full dentures and adjustments and repairs

  • Deep cleanings (scaling and root planning)
  • Laboratory crowns
  • Partial dentures and partial denture adjustments, repairs and relining
  • Root canals in back teeth

How do I use my Medi-Cal dental benefits?

There are two ways to obtain Medi-Cal dental benefits:

Dental Option 1

Medi-Cal Dental Option 1

Dental Option 2

Medi-Cal Dental Option 2

Where do I find more information on Medi-Cal dental benefits?

Call the Denti-Cal Beneficiary Hotline at 1-800-322-6384 for:

  • Help locating a Medi-Cal dentist,
  • Questions about Medi-Cal dental coverage or prior authorization,
  • To file a grievance or complaint against a dentist,
  • To appeal a Medi-Cal dental authorization denial, call 1-800-952-5253 to request a fair hearing.

For more information on Medi-Cal dental services, visit: www.denti-cal.ca.gov