Dental Services For Adults

The Rhode Island Medicaid Program provides dental services adults over age 21 who have Medicaid coverage. Dental services are available out-of-plan, meaning, not paid for by the health plan a person is enrolled in.  There are two types of dental programs for adults over age 21:  Medicaid Dental Services or Nursing Home Mobile Dental Program (for people who live in a nursing home).

The CareLink Mobile Dentistry Program provides mobile dental services to residents of nursing homes who have Medicaid coverage. To qualify, a resident of a nursing home has to have been in the nursing home for 45 days. Visit the CareLink Mobile Dentistry website for more information.

Find A Dentist

  • Dental Safety Net List from the Rhode Island Department of Health (English) (Spanish)
  • Find Dental Care, Free or Low Cost Dental Clinics
  • To find a Dentist or Dental Specialist in private practice see Provider Search. Select "Dentist" under the "Type of Service" category, then click "Find Provider" to get a list of Dentists and Dental Specialists. Please note: The list on the website includes dentists who may have accepted Medicaid coverage in the past. Dentists on this list may not be accepting Medicaid coverage currently. Please call to find out if they accept Medicaid coverage.

For More Information

Dual Eligibles

Individuals with both Medicaid and Medicare coverage, referred to as Dual Eligibles, may consider Medicare Advantage plans which include dental benefits. The Neighborhood Integrity Medicare-Medicaid Plan (MMP) offers dental benefits for their members.

The following is a list of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans, or D-SNPs, with dental benefits: