Dental Care

Dental Benefits

Dental benefits are based on plan:

HIP State Plan Plus and HIP State Plan Basic

  • One cleaning every six months for members 1-20 years old
  • One cleaning every year for members 21 and older
  • X-rays and fillings
  • Getting teeth pulled (based on medical necessity)
  • Fluoride treatment every six months for members 1-20 years old
  • Orthodontia for children (based on medical necessity)
  • Dentures, partials and repairs (with limits)
  • Dental surgery (with limits)
  • Emergency dental services

HIP Plus

  • Evaluations and cleanings (2 per person per benefit year)
  • Bitewing x-rays (4 x-rays per person per benefit year)
  • Comprehensive x-rays (1 complete set every 5 years)
  • Minor restorative services, such as fillings (4 per person per benefit year)
  • Major restorative services, such as crowns (1 per person per benefit year)

HIP Maternity  

  • One cleaning every six months for members 1-20 years old. 
  • One cleaning every year for members 21 and older.
  • X-rays and fillings.
  • Getting teeth pulled (based on medical necessity).
  • Fluoride treatment every six months for members 1-20 years old.
  • Orthodontia for children (based on medical necessity).
  • Dentures, partials and repairs (with limits).
  • Dental surgery (with limits).
  • Emergency dental services.

HIP Basic – Dental benefits are not a covered service, except for members who are 19 or 20 years of age and pregnant members. 

Find a Network Dentist

Use our Find a Provider tool or call MHS Member Services at 1-877-647-4848.

POWER Up to HIP Plus!

Don’t have dental, vision and chiropractic benefits? Take charge of your health next year and POWER Up to HIP Plus. Make sure you keep paying your POWER Account contributions to keep HIP Plus benefits.

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