DentaQuest is the fiscal agent of the department for the dental program, which is a fee-for-service program. The dental program covers comprehensive dental services for children and restorative dental services for adults over 21. DentaQuest is responsible for assisting clients in locating a participating dental provider in their area of residence. Clients can call toll-free at 1-888-286-2447 (TTY: 1-800-466-7566) for assistance.What does DentaQuest Medicaid cover?
The Texas Medicaid Dental Coverage for Adults is provided by Dentaquest. It includes cleanings, fillings, crowns, and root canals, and is available throughout the state. In addition to cleanings, exams, X-rays, fluoride, sealants, fillings, extractions, root canals, and dental emergencies, MCNA also covers dental implants.Does DentaQuest cover for braces?
DentaQuest will pay the rest. However, most qualifying DentaQuest members will nothave a copay. Are braces covered? Braces are covered only when they are medically necessary. The DentaQuest dentist can tell you if you meet the rules to have braces. To be covered for that cost, you must get approval from DentaQuest before getting braces.What does DentaQuest cover?
Each plan covers routine basic dental care, including diagnostic exams, preventative cleanings and therapeutic services such as fillings, crowns, root canals and extractions as needed. Medicaid does not cover braces under either of these plans if the reason for braces is considered cosmetic, as explained by the DentaQuest and MCNA Dental websites.