Department of Medical Assistance Services
DENTAL SERVICES
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OVERVIEW
The Smiles For Children (effective July 1, 2005) program provides coverage for diagnostic, preventive, restorative/surgical procedures, as well as orthodontia services for Medicaid, FAMIS and FAMIS Plus children. The program also provides coverage for limited medically necessary oral surgery services for adults (age 21 and older). DentaQuest is the single dental benefits administrator that will coordinate the delivery of all Smiles For Children dental services. For additional information about the Smiles For Children program please call DentaQuest at 1-888-912-3456.
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A HEALTHY VIRGINIA PLAN – DENTAL BENEFITS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
As a part of Governor McAuliffe’s A Healthy Virginia Program, Virginia’s nationally recognized Smiles For Children dental program will “provide dental services to pregnant women age 21 and over enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS”. As of March 1, 2015, pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS who are 21 years of age and older are eligible to receive appropriate dental benefits covered through the Smiles For Children program.
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SMILES FOR CHILDREN CONTRACT & CDC CODES
In an effort to simplify access to dental information that may be copyright protected, please follow below link and accept the "End User License Agreement" for access to all Smiles For Children program information.
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DENTAL DATA REQUIREMENTS
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IMPORTANT SMILES FOR CHILDREN INFORMATION
This section contains reports, policies and government decisions.
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CDT CODES TERMINOLOGY
Any information posted under the Smiles For Children website that contains dental CDT codes is subject to the copyright ruling. Current Dental Terminology (including procedure codes, nomenclature, descriptors and other data contained therein) is copyright © 2008 American Dental Association. All rights reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Apply.