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Dental Services and Oral Health Care Resources

The Oral Health Care Educational Flyer below explains the need for children to see the dentist at a young age.  The Flyer also explains Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) dental benefits, and good oral habits and hygiene practices:  

Click Here for the Oral Health Educational Flyer for Children (English & Spanish Language PDF)

The Periodicity of Dental Services document provides recommended guidelines for:

  • Diagnostic Services such as oral exams and x-rays;
  • Preventive Services such as cleanings, oral care instructions for a caregiver, fluoride supplements and varnish; and,
  • Dental Treatment Services for children.

Click Here for the Periodicity of Dental Services Document: When Children in NJ FamilyCare Should See the Dentist (English & Spanish Language PDF)

For assistance locating a dentist, please contact your local Medical Assistance Customer Center or search by health plan at the InsureKidsNow.gov Oral Health page


The NJ Smiles Directory of Dental Providers for Young Children is another dental provider resource list with contact information for dentists participating in NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid HMOs who are willing to see young children.

Click Here for the Oral Health Educational Flyer for Adults (English & Spanish Language PDF)

 
 
Health and Social Services Resource List

The Private Health and Social Service Resources in New Jersey (PDF) document is list of private health and social service agencies in New Jersey. The list contains resources for many needs including: various health conditions, charities, services for children and youth, mental and behavioral health and assisted living.

 
 
 
 
 
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