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Dental Services in Montana Communities

Montana Public Assistance Programs

Medicaid and HELP Plan

Montana Medicaid offers dental coverage to eligible Montana children and adults.

Montana Healthcare Program Dental webpage
Find a Medicaid-enrolled dentist in your community

Eligible pregnant women also have dental coverage. Depending on eligibility, dental coverage may lapse at the end of the month following a 60 day postpartum period.

Access to Baby and Child Dentistry

Montana Medicaid recognizes the importance of early preventive dental care.  The Access to Baby and Child Dentistry program offers training to dentists in providing care to infants and toddlers.  The goal of the program is to begin dental care prior to age one to prevent dental problems.

Find an ABCD-trained dentist in your community

Travel Assistance

Benefits are available to Medicaid enrollees to and from dental care appointments.  The Transportation Center must approve all travel prior to date of travel.   Contact the Transportation Center at (800)292-7114 or (406)443-6100.  Additional information can be found on the Travel Services website.

To apply for Health Montana Kids Plus (Medicaid) or Montana Health Kids go to https://apply.mt.gov

For additional Medicaid information contact:

Jan Paulsen
Dental and Transportation Program Officer
(406)444-3182
jpaulsen@mt.gov

Healthy Montana Kids

Healthy Montana Kids, formerly Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), offers free or low-cost dental health coverage for eligible children and teenagers until the age of 19.  HMK dental benefits have a yearly benefit limit.  For current program benefit limits and eligibility requirements visit the HMK website or call the HMK Dental Program at (877)543-7669.

To apply for Healthy Montana Kids Plus (Medicaid) or Healthy Montana Kids go to https://apply.mt.gov



 

Montana Community Health Center Dental Clinics

Montana Community Health Centers (CHC) offer Montanans a broad range of health care services. Dental services at CHC Dental Clinics offer care on a sliding fee scale based on household income for uninsured and low-income populations.  CHC locations can be found on the Montana Primary Care Association website.

Bullhook Dental Clinic
Havre
(406)395-4305
Flathead Community Health Center
Kalispell
(406)751-8221
Butte Community Health Center
(406)496-6007
Glacier Community Health Center
Cut Bank
(406)873-5222
Cascade County Health Department
Great Falls
(406)791-9267
Marias Healthcare Services
Shelby
(406)434-3142

Community Health Partners
Livingston
(406)922-0881

Northwest Community Health Center
Libby
(406)293-3755
Community Health Partners
Bozeman
(406)585-8701
Partnership Health Center
Missoula
(406)258-4185
Cooperative Health Center
Helena
(406)457-8928
Riverstone Health Clinic
Billings
(406)247-3333

 

Sealants for Smiles

The school-based sealant program is directed by Dr. Jane Gillette of Sprout Oral Health.  The program provides preventive sealants to children in schools that qualify for the program based on Free and Reduced Lunch participation.

For additional information contact:

Program Coordinator
 (406)548-5020
 

Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Council Mobile Dental Clinics

Montana Migrant and Seasonal Farm workers Council Mobile Dental Clinic program offers 9 clinics located where farm worker presence is active in Northeast, South Central, and Western Montana.  Eligibility is based on having a primarily agricultural work.

For additional information contact:

Carol Townsend
(406)248-3149

Indian Health Service Dental Clinics

Montana Indian Health Services site information can be found at the Billings Area Indian Health Service website

Urban Indian Health Centers

Indian Health Board of Billings
(406)245-7372
website

North American Indian Alliance, Butte
(406)782-0461

Missoula Indian Center
(406)829-9515

Montana Dental Association

The MDA is a professional membership organization representing dentists offering oral health resources and information to Montana residents.

Give Kids a Smile

National Children’s Dental Access Day is offered each February.

The program aims to provide oral health care to underserved children.  Since its inception in 2003 the program has provided education, early diagnosis, and preventive care for free to children in communities.  Participation in the program varies in each Montana community.  Please contact the Montana Dental Association office or a local dentist to identify events in your area.

Montana Donated Dental Services

Montana Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped is co-sponsored by the Montana Dental Association provides free comprehensive dental care to people who are permanently disabled, medically compromised, or elderly and who are unable to afford dental care.
Phone: 888-449-9670 or 406-449-9670 or Montana Donated Dental Services

Additional information is available at the MDA website or by contacting MDA:

(406)443-2061
info@montanadental.org

Montana Dental Hygienists' Association

The MDHA is a professional membership organization for dental hygienists in Montana which offers oral health resources and information to Montana residents.  Contact the MDHA regarding dental hygienists in your community that may be willing to volunteer for oral health events and provide preventive services to disparate populations.

Additional information is available at the MDHA website or by contacting MDHA:

MDHA Communication Center
(406)256-7384
montanadha@msn.com