Dental Care for Children in Foster Care


Document to help you find a Medi-Cal accepting dentist for children in foster care.


To find a Medi-Cal accepting dentist

If Medi-Cal says “NO” and you want to appeal:

  • Ask for a state fair hearing within 90 days!**
  • Call (800) 952-5253, or
  • Ask for a hearing in writing – use the form on the back of the notice you received denying the dental care

**If the denial is for on-going care, ask for Aid Paid Pending within 10 days of receiving a notice that the care is denied.

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