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.

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Dual Eligibles

Individuals with both Medicaid and Medicare coverage, referred to as Dual Eligibles, may consider Medicare Advantage plans which include dental benefits. The following is a list of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans, or D-SNPs, with dental benefits: