Florida Medicaid’s Covered Services and HCBS Waivers

Dental Services

Medicaid reimburses for dental services that provide for the study, screening, assessment, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity.

Medicaid reimburses for dental services for recipients under the age of 21 years including:

  • Crowns
  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Endodontics
  • Full and partial dentures
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthodontic treatment
  • Periodontal services
  • Preventive services
  • Radiographs necessary to make a diagnosis
  • Restorations

Medicaid reimburses for acute emergency dental procedures to alleviate pain or infection, dentures and denture-related procedures for recipients 21 years and older including:

  • Comprehensive oral evaluation
  • Denture-related procedures
  • Full dentures and partial dentures
  • Incision and drainage of an abscess
  • Radiographs necessary to make a diagnosis
  • Problem-focused oral evaluation

This service is part of the minimum covered services for all Managed Medical Assistance plans serving Medicaid enrollees.


Florida Medicaid recipients requiring medically necessary dental services.

Resource Information

Information on Medicaid health plans and services is available on the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care webpage.

The Florida Medicaid coverage policies, fee schedules, and Rule are available on the Agency Website.