What is the Maryland Healthy Smiles program? The Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program (MHSDP) provides coverage for children under the age of 21, former foster care recipients under the age of 26, pregnant and postpartum women 21 years of age and older, adults enrolled in the Rare and Expensive Case Management (REM) program and adults 21-64 with full dual
Does Maryland Medicaid cover root canals? Root canals and dentures are not covered.
Does Medicaid cover dental? Dental services are a required service for most Medicaid-eligible individuals under the age of 21, as a required component of the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit.
Does Medicaid cover braces for adults in Maryland? Covered benefits include exams, cleanings, fillings, and braces (if medically necessary). Some of the Maryland Managed Care Organizations offer limited dental coverage for adults 21 and older.