Denti-Cal Dentist, Dentist that Accepts Medi-Cal and CalOptima!
Great news My La Mirada Dentist accepts Denti-Cal, accepts Medi-Cal, and Cal-Optima government dental insurance!
Your Medi-Cal coverage has dental and our office accepts it as a way to make sure that our patients near La Mirada and Orange County receive the best dental care! Having Medi-Cal already means you already have dental benefits, and we would be happy to make help you at any of our offices in orange county. All you have to do is make an appointment and we will help with the rest. Our kind caring compassionate dental team will make your visit easy.
What is Medi-Cal?
Its a program that is run by the state of California. California Medical Assistance Program which is California’s Medicaid program helps with medical and dental treatment. Medi-Cal gives dental coverage for qualified patients and families within California.
Previously in California dental benefits program was called Denti-Cal, and you may still hear people say Denti-Cal. Today there is many similar terms related to the same coverage (Denti-cal, Medi-cal, Cal-Optima). No matter what it is called it means that patients in Californian who are eligible for Medi-Cal receive comprehensive dental coverage! Come visit us because My La Mirada Dentist accepts medi-cal!
Who is able to get Medi-Cal Dental?
Its really an amazing program. Medi-Cal and Denti-Cal dental gives coverage for the following:
- Limited income and resources
- Pregnant women
- Persons with disabilities
What does Medi-Cal Dental Cover?
According to the state of California each recipient may be eligible for different levels of coverage. Medi-Cal Dental covers all medically-necessary dental care however some patients receive more coverage than others. Patients can visit our medi-cal dental office in orange county to get full details as we will confirm your eligibility with the state and explain to you in detail what your particular coverage covers.
Medi-Cal & Denti-Cal Coverage for 2019
- Emergency Dental Services
- Dental Cleanings Fluoride
- Dental Filings, which can be amalgams & white fillings
- Tooth extractions
- Crowns (limitations apply as per program)
- Scaling and Root Planing or “Deep Cleanings”
- Periodontal (gum) Surgery
- Root Canals
- Partial and Full Dentures
- Oral Surgery
What is the yearly limit to Medi-Cal dental?
Great news, kids are covered and there is no annual maximum. Adults who live in a nursing facility also have no maximum.
For adults 21 years of age or older there is no limit for medically necessary treatments but for other services there is a $1800 maximum per year of benefits. In our office we have found for most patients this is more than enough to get you back on the right track to a healthy mouth.
This program changes often and its best advised to contact the state directly for most current and up to date information. Here is a link to the medi-cal coverage book which is available in many languages.
To apply for Medi-Cal and Medi-Cal Dental coverage
The Cover California Website will be your one stop shop for applying. To apply for Medi-Cal go here.
Get help with Medi-Cal enrollment
There are so many resources available to you from covered California live chat to resource centers to phone agents ready to help. Visit the Covered California website to get started.