Improving Oral Health

Everyone deserves a bright oral health future and we'll help you reach this goal. We make it easy for you to find a dentist close to your home. We will give you the help you need to maintain good oral health by offering:
  • People you can talk to if you have questions about your dental plan
  • Information on how to take good care of your teeth and gums
  • An easy to use find a dentist online search tool 

Tips to help you and your family stay healthy while staying home.

  Drink plenty of water! Stay hydrated. Dry mouth can cause open sores, aches, and tooth decay.
  Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. Floss your teeth once a day.
  Help young children brush and floss until age 8.
  Change your toothbrush at least every 3 months and after you are sick.
  If you wear dentures, take them out and clean them every day.
  Eat lots of washed fruits and vegetables if possible.
  Don’t eat sticky or sweet foods or drink sugary drinks. Both contribute to tooth decay.
  Avoid snacking all day long.
  Stop using all tobacco products. Need help? Visit
  Don’t share utensils, cups or toothbrushes.
  Find healthy ways to cope with stress like taking deep breaths, stretching, or exercising.

For additional tips for staying healthy, check out the CDC website at


Important Materials for Health First Colorado Members

Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) Member Handbook
Dental Program Rights and Responsibilities
Notice of Being Billed for Services
Non-Discrimination Policy
Preventive Dental Care for Your Child's Health and Well-Being
Child Dental Benefits Summary
Adult Dental Benefits Summary
HCBS Dental Benefits Summary
Colorado Non-Emergent Medical Transportation
Health First Colorado Newsletter - Changes to Benefits


Contact Us

If you are having dental pain, discomfort or have questions, call your dental provider. If you can't reach your dental provider, call DentaQuest for help. Health First Colorado members call 1-855-225-1729, TTY 711.

If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.

Health First Colorado Member Services: 855-225-1729
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