Members under 21 years of age
All dental health checkups, cleanings and treatments are covered. A doctor referral is not needed to see a dentist. It is important to take your children to the dentist twice a year to keep their teeth healthy. From the time the first tooth appears, children should visit their dentist for a checkup every six months.
Members under 21 years old are assigned to a Dental Home. A Dental Home is your assigned dentist who will get you or your child needed dental care. To change your dental home, call customer service. All members age out of oral health at age 21.
The following routine dental services are only covered for members under the age of 21:
- Dental exams
- Dental cleanings
- Fillings for cavities
- X-rays to screen for dental problems
- Application of fluoride
- Dental sealants
- Emergency dental services
Members 21 Years of Age and Older
Emergency dental services are covered for members 21 and older. Services are to relieve pain and infection.
Other dental services are covered. These services are for members who need a transplant or treatment for certain cancers.