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Start Using Your DentaQuest Benefits

We partner with the families of more than 1.5 million children and young adults to keep their smiles healthy. That’s why we make it easy for you to make the most of the Texas Children’s Medicaid or CHIP dental program you have.
Start using your benefits right away.

A Quick Overview of Your Benefits
Dental benefits for you or your child includes statewide coverage and the following services.
  • Exam cleaning and fluoride treatment
  • X-rays
  • Fillings, crowns, root canals, teeth removal and other treatments that are medically necessary
To get more information on what is covered; download a copy of your member handbook.

For information on CHIP Co-pays and Cost Sharing, please click here.

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Your Main Dentist
Your child has a Main Dentist who they will see for most of their dental care. Your Main Dentist will make sure your child gets the care they need and will recommend special dentists when you need them.
You can find the name of your Main Dentist on your child’s ID card. If you don’t have your ID card, you can  register or log into our secure Member Website.

You can always pick a new Main Dentist. We make that easy for you. You can change your dentist these ways:

• Log into your secure Member Website and follow the instructions for changing your dentist.
Send us an email by filling out a secure form on our Website
Phone icon Call Us:
Medicaid dental plan:
1-800-516-0165 (toll-free); 7-1-1 (TDD/TTY toll-free)
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
dental plan:
1-800-508-6775 (toll-free); 7-1-1 (TDD/TTY toll-free)
Document icon Fax:
Fill out the request to change Main Dentist form and fax it to 1-800-936-0913

Use our Find a Dentist tool to find a new dentist. You can choose any contracted DentaQuest dentist.
  Tips for Using Your Benefits
Here are some things you can do to help your child get dental care.
  Member ID Card graphic Keep your ID card handy.
You received an ID card in the mail. You need to show your ID card every time you see your dentist. You may want to keep the ID card in your wallet or take a picture of it and store it in your smartphone. Lost your card? Download a copy on the secure Member Website.

  Call your child’s Main Dentist and schedule an appointment.
You can find the name and phone number for your child’s Main Dentist on your child’s ID card.

  Secure Member Website icon Register for the secure member website
You can take care of your dental needs online.
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We are here to help. If you have questions, want to sign up, or need documents in other languages or formats, or need help with other languages you can contact us.

You can contact us to get paper copies of the electronic information on this website. There is no cost to you and the information will be provided within five business days.

Member Handbooks
If you want more information about your plan, what it covers and how it works, download your Member Handbook, or see selected sections on your plan below:

Keep Your Smile Shining and Healthy
Check out ways to take care of your teeth in our Oral Health Resources.

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Texas Health Steps
Texas Health Steps gives your child free dental checkups starting at 6 months of age. Checkups can help find health problems before they get worse and harder to treat. Call Texas Health Steps toll-free 1-877-847-8377 (1-877-THSTEPS) or go to www.txhealthsteps.com/cms/ to learn more about Medicaid and Texas Health Steps.



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