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Medicaid Dentist – Casper, WY

Keeping Dental Care Affordable

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Dr. Erin Prach wants to make the financial side of dentistry as easy to navigate as possible. Unfortunately, the verbiage many companies use can make this somewhat impossible. The good news is that our team is here to help you better understand the details surrounding Medicaid and how you and your family can get the most out of your plan when visiting our dental office. If you need help to determine how you can save on your next visit, contact us today to schedule an appointment with our Medicaid dentist in Casper.

Children’s Medicaid: How Does It Work?

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If you enroll in Medicaid, this federal and state-based program provides individuals throughout the United States with access to essential dental care. For people who are uninsured, Medicaid is a great way to get the care you need without emptying your pockets in order to pay for it.

Although Medicaid may be limited for adults when it comes to dental care, it is extremely beneficial for children, as it provides coverage for an array of dental services.

Dental Services Covered Under Children’s Medicaid

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According to Medicare.gov, this unique program offers dental services for children who are enrolled. Some of these services include:

  • General checkups and cleanings (two each year)
  • Dental x-rays
  • Fluoride treatment/Silver diamine fluoride
  • Dental sealants
  • Dental fillings
  • Pulp therapy
  • Emergency dentistry

It is possible for your child to also receive coverage for orthodontics, tooth replacement, oral surgery, and periodontics.

Medicaid Dental Coverage for Adults

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The Center for Health Care Strategies details the level of Medicaid coverage for adults ages 21 and older in each state. In Wyoming, coverage benefits include limited preventive and emergency services. Restorative care is not included. Patients with Medicaid can expect to receive:

  • Two preventive exams and cleanings each year
  • Two emergency visits each year
  • Coverage for extractions
  • Coverage for a repair or reline of existing full or partial dentures

Our team will work hard to find ways to help you save the most money, no matter the reason for your visit.

Why Prevention Matters

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Preventive care is your pathway toward better oral health. With the help of Medicaid, you and your family can be proactive participants in ridding your smiles of decay and disease that often lead to serious, extensive, and costly restorative care. By choosing to see Dr. Erin Prach for treatment, you are not only putting your smile in the hands of a trusted professional, but you’re also reaping the benefits of seeing a dentist who believes in providing affordable care to patients of all ages.