HOW DO I?
Published on March 26, 2019. Last modified on March 05, 2020
The Oral Health Program mission is to improve oral health outcomes in Monterey County.
Description of Program:
The goal of the Monterey County Oral Health Program is to address the oral health needs
California Smoker's Helpline
Medi-Cal Dental Programs
California Dental Association
Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ):
Does Medi-Cal cover dental care?
Yes! Beneficiaries can access dental services through Denti-Cal enrolled providers, who will advise beneficiaries on the best course of treatment, and under the specific conditions for which some of these services are allowable. If you have any questions or need assistance finding a dentist, call the Beneficiary Customer Service Line at 1-800-322-6384.
CA Dept. Health Care Services
What is Denti-Cal?
“Dental benefits are provided through Medi-Cal, also known as Denti-Cal. You will need to provide your Medi-Cal Benefits Identification Card (BIC) to your dental provider to receive dental services. You do not need to apply separately for Denti-Cal. Dental health is an important part of overall health. The Denti-Cal program covers many services to keep your teeth healthy.” (2018, pg.1)
2018 Beneficiary Handbook
What dental provider is accepting Denti-Cal patients?
To find a dentist click here. Type in your zip code and find your local dentist accepting Denti-Cal patients.
I have no dental coverage, where can I go?
If you have Medi-Cal, you have access to dental services also known as Denti-Cal. To find out if you or your family qualifies for Medi-Cal click here. or visit the Monterey County Department of Social Services in 1000 South Main Street- Suite 216 Salinas, CA 93901
Local Oral Health Program Coordinator
1441 Schilling Pl.
Salinas, CA 93901