Medicaid Dental Benefits for Adults Will Make You Smile

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Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
Man looking at his smile in a mirror

Taking care of your teeth can improve your health. Through the program Smiles For Children, adults age 21 and older have certain dental services covered, such as tooth removal and medically necessary treatments. Your dentist must participate in Smiles For Children for services to be covered. Children and pregnant women receive more coverage. Call Smiles For Children at 1-888-912-3456, or TTY 1-800-466-7566, for details.  

Your health plan also offers other adult dental services. Each health plan includes an annual cleaning and x-rays, and some health plans offer more dental benefits. Your dentist must participate in your plan for services to be covered. Click here to view the comparison chart that outlines your health plan benefits, or call your health plan’s dental number listed below.

Aetna Better Health 1-844-824-2018
Anthem HealthKeepers Plus 1-844-824-2017
Magellan 1-844-824-2016
Optima Health 1-800-508-6762
United Healthcare 1-866-622-7982
Virginia Premier 1-844-824-2015


Get a Healthy Smile!

Look for more information this summer about additional dental coverage for Medicaid adults age 21 and older.