Dental Benefits

Dental Services are provided to all MedStar Family Choice members by the Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program which covers a wide range of dental services. There are no premiums, deductibles, or copays for covered services. There is no maximum benefit amount each year. Members should never pay for covered services out of pocket.

Covered Benefits and Services

  • Regular checkups
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Fluoride treatments
  • X-rays
  • Fillings
  • Root canals
  • Crowns
  • Pulling teeth - extractions
  • Anesthesia

Other Covered Services for Children Under 21 Years Old

  • Sealants
  • Orthodontics
  • Fluoride varnish

You will receive a member handbook and second ID card from Scion dental.  The member ID card will have a dental home on it. A dental home is the dentist you can see. But you can see any dentist that takes Maryland Healthy Smiles.

To learn more, call Maryland Healthy Smiles Member Services at 1-855-934-9812. The member services can help you:

 Learn about your dental benefits

 Know more about covered services

 Find a Medicaid dentist

 Pick a new dental home

 Replace a member ID card or handbook (for dental services)

Visit to:

Find a Medicaid dentist near you

See the member handbook

Vision Benefits

Routine vision care is available to all MedStar Family Choice members. The vision benefits include an eye exam and new glasses each year. Contact lenses are only covered for certain conditions.

Routine vision providers can be found on the Avesis Find a Provider page.

For more specific questions regarding your vision benefits or for help finding a vision provider close to you, please call Avesis Medicaid Member Services at 844-478-0512.

For information about surgery or medical eye benefits, please call MedStar Family Choice Member Services at 888-404-3549.

Information current as of: