What dental care does Arizona cover through Medicaid?
Arizona provides preventive and medically necessary dental care for children ages 0-20 years old through its Medicaid program, AHCCCS. In the Spring of 2018, the Arizona legislature funded emergency dental care for adults 21 years old and up.
Arizona Medicaid (AHCCCS) Dental coverage for Children
- Screenings and assessments
- Fluoride treatments
- Space maintainers
- Fillings, including amalgams and composites
- Crowns, including stainless steel, metal/porcelain and porcelain
- Root canals
- Partial and complete dentures
- Retainers & braces
- Oral surgery
- Other medically-necessary care
- Emergency dental care
For complete coverage details, visit KidsCare for the latest on Arizona’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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Arizona Medicaid (AHCCCS) Dental coverage for Adults
Arizona adults who are enrolled in MediCaid Access receive emergency dental care. Medicaid in Arizona does not cover exams, x-rays, cleanings or other preventive dentistry. The annual limit for emergency dental is $1000.
For complete coverage details, visit the Arizona Healthcare Cost Containment System site.
See Adult Medicaid Coverage in AZ