IMPORTANT: Look for your child’s Medicaid or CHIP renewal in the mail, complete it and mail it back immediately. They may be covered even if you’re not! Between now and April 2024, every child on Medicaid or CHIP will need to go through a renewal process. Keep your child covered and healthy. Complete the renewal as soon as you get it in the mail! Go to Medicaid.gov/renewals to find contact information for your state Medicaid office.
Find A Dentist in North Carolina
Tooth decay is the most common preventable chronic disease among children in the United States. If left untreated, it can negatively affect a child's physical and social development, as well as his or her school performance.
Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) cover dental services, including check-ups, x-rays, fluoride treatments, dental sealants, fillings, and more.
Don’t Have Dental Coverage?
Medicaid and CHIP offer free or low-cost health insurance for kids up to age 19. Parents, Medicaid might cover you, too. Select your state to find health insurance programs in your area to learn more or enroll today – or call 1-877-KIDS-NOW.
Use this Dentist Locator to find a dentist in your community who sees children and accepts Medicaid and CHIP.
Finding a dentist is easy:
- Select your state from the drop-down menu.
- Select your child's dental plan from the drop-down menu.
- Enter a street address or zip code close to where you live or work.
- Choose a distance from that street address or zip code that you wish to search within.
If you want to look for a specialty dentist, such as an oral surgeon or dentists who speak your language, expand the Additional Search Criteria and select options that fit your needs.
Don't have a dental plan? Children and teens may be eligible for free or low-cost health coverage. Children's Health Coverage Programs in North Carolina.