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How do you find a dentist who accepts Medi-Cal?

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Find a dentist who accepts Medi-Cal by using the Find a Dentist tool on Denti-Cal.CA.gov, as of June 2015. Medi-Cal dental benefits are provided through the Denti-Cal program.

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How do you find a dentist who accepts Medi-Cal?
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Visit the Denti-Cal.CA.gov home page, and place the cursor over Beneficiaries. On the menu that appears, click on Locating a Medi-Cal Dentist. Select a state and benefit plan on the tool. In the Near box, enter an address, zip code or place name. Set a search radius, select whether you want a dentist who accepts new patients, and perform a search. Additional search criteria are also available, allowing you to select a specialty or a preferred language.

The results list dentists by distance from the location entered. Each result provides the dentist's name, address, phone number and specialty. Click on Show Map to view a map with the location of each dentist, or click on Get driving directions for directions to a specific dentist with Google Maps. You can open the results as a PDF to print them, or send the results as an email.

Dental services available through the program include exams and x-rays, fluoride treatments, anterior root canals, full dentures and emergency services. Denti-Cal beneficiaries can call 800-322-6384 for information about the program or assistance with locating a dentist.

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