MassHealth offers dental benefits to eligible children and adults. Covered Services for Children (under age 21) Anesthesia. Braces (if qualified) Cleanings (2 times per calendar year) Crowns . Dentures. Extractions ( tooth-pulling ) Fillings. Fluoride (every 90 days)
Do you accept Medicaid/Medicare, etc.? Aspen Dental offices do not work with these programs. They do , however, accept most other insurance plans, and offer a range of flexible, affordable payment plans. Or contact your local Aspen Dental office and they can assist you.
MassHealth covers dental services for both children and adults with MassHealth Standard, CarePlus, CommonHealth or Family Assistance. Only children and youth under 21 are covered for some dental services like orthodontics (braces).
Free dental community clinics in Massachusetts Boston Health Care for The Homeless, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts 02118. Boston Healthnet. City of Springfield, Massachusetts . Brockton Neighborhood HC. Caring HC. Codman Square Health and Dental Center. Comm Health Center of Franklin County, Inc. Community HC of Cape Cod, Inc.
Currently, MassHealth covers fillings for the most visible six front teeth on the top and bottom, as well as extractions of all teeth . Starting in January, coverage will expand to include fillings of all teeth , but implants will still not be covered nor will dentures , root canals or crowns.
Frequently Asked Questions. Does MassHealth cover dental implants , root canals, crowns or dental bridges? No, not for adults. Comfort Dental Care of Brookline, however, will work with you to create dental implant payment plans or “whatever you need done” affordable dental care payment plans.
Still, access to dental care remains a major problem for the poor. While the Health Safety Net does not cover all dental services, it does reimburse for many of the procedures MassHealth does not cover , including root canals , crowns and bridges for some teeth, as well as partial and full dentures.
MassHealth covered services
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MassHealth pays for many important health-care services including doctor visits, hospital stays, rehabilitation and therapeutic services, and behavioral health and substance use disorder services. To get more specific information, call the MassHealth Customer Service Center.
To apply for MassHealth Dental , visit the MassHealth health insurance application page, which includes a comprehensive collection of forms, numbers, required information, and much more.
Dentures are back For the first time in 5 years, MassHealth is once again covering dentures in the adult dental program effective today May 15.
2020 MassHealth Income Standards and Federal Poverty Guidelines
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The average cost of complete dentures can be anywhere from $1300-3200.
Price Comparison Guide
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|Root Canal * (D3320)||$125||$863|
|Complete Denture* (D5110)||$395||$1720|
|Removable Partial Denture* (D5214)||$757||$1790|
Our Specialty Clinics are usually for patients who have specific needs or a referral for a specialist. Prices and policies vary, but fees are generally 25-50% less than area specialists.