Many dentists shy away from government insurance programs, but that’s not the case at Kool Smiles. We believe all children deserve access to excellent dental care. All of our locations take TRICARE and Medicaid, without limiting the amount of patients we see with those plans.
FAQs About TRICARE
Have other questions about TRICARE? Here are some frequently asked questions about TRICARE dental programs for kids.
Q. How do I find a children’s dentist who takes TRICARE?
TRICARE dental plans are voluntary. There are monthly premiums and also a fee for services. For example, the insurance covers 80% of the cost of a filling, and you pay the other 20%.
Q. Does TRICARE cover my kids’ regular dental exams?
A. Yes. Not only do they cover dental exams, but they cover all preventative and diagnostic visits. You pay nothing out of pocket for these visits.
Q. Does TRICARE pay for children’s braces?
A. TRICARE will cover braces for children in the CONUS service area, up until a certain age. You will have a fee for service of around 50%. Benefits can change, so check your plan for any restrictions.
Q. Do my kids have to go to a dentist on base?
A. Your TRICARE representative or commanding officer will be able to answer this question.
Schedule an Appointment at Kool Smiles Today
Kool Smiles is always accepting new patients, and we always accept TRICARE.
Take advantage of free routine visits from a TRICARE prime dental provider. These visits keep smaller problems from turning into big health issues. Kool Smiles has extended office hours and Saturday appointments to make sure you can bring your child to see a dentist.
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