Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

Anyone with Apple Health has coverage for dental services through the Washington Health Care Authority. Use your ProviderOne card with a provider who accepts Apple Health. 

Community Health Plan of Washington only covers accidental injury to teeth. For other dental services, please click below to find a dentist or oral surgeon to find a dentist or oral surgeon who accepts Apple Health.

Contact the Health Care Authority for more information about dental benefits at 1-800-562-3022.

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Coverage for Kids (age 6 and under)

Kids age six and under can get no-cost dental care through the Access to Baby and Child Dentistry program (ABCD). Every child should see a dentist when their first tooth appears or by their first birthday.

Coverage for Youths (age 20 and under)

Some covered dental services include:

  • Routine exams
  • Cleaning
  • X-rays
  • Fillings
  • Fluoride application
  • Extractions (pulling teeth)
  • Limited orthodontic services are available for children with cleft palate or other serious dental problems (covers medically necessary services with prior authorization).

Coverage for Adults (age 21 and over)

  • Routine exams
  • Cleaning
  • X-rays
  • Fillings
  • Fluoride application
  • Extractions (pulling teeth)
  • Other limited dental services, including:
    • Periodontal (gum disease)
    • Endodontic (root canal)
    • Dentures/Partials
    • Oral Surgery

Extra services covered for Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Adults with the DDA designation get all the services covered for adults. They also get coverage for:

  • Topical fluoride - three times per year.
  • Sealants - covered for posterior teeth.
  • Crowns - stainless steel only, covered for posterior teeth with supporting documentation.

Services not covered for adults

  • Bridges
  • Implants
  • Crowns