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Oregon Health Plan (OHP) Dental Benefits

OHP Covers Dental Care!

Dental benefits are for members of all ages.

  • Seeing a dentist to take care of your teeth can help prevent pain.
  • Healthy teeth also keep your heart and body healthier.

Dental care is important for everyone. It's even more important if you are pregnant or have diabetes.

OHP Dental Benefits

​Diagnostic and preventive care​:

  • Checkups
  • X-rays 
  • Cleaning and fluoride varnish

Restorative care - Treatment for cavities and other problems including:

  • Fillings
  • Extractions (having a tooth pulled)
  • Stainless steel crowns on back teeth
  • Full dentures every 10 years
  • Partial dentures every five years

Specialist care

Emergency or urgent care ​

​Dental care during pregnancy is important for the health of your baby. OHP covers these services during pregnancy.

  • Additional teeth cleanings, as needed
  • Prefabricated crowns
  • Root canals on back teeth

These benefits end 12 months after the pregnancy ends. 

Learn about services to support OHP members before, during and after pregnancy​.

​It is important to take care of your child's teeth starting with your baby's first tooth. OHP covers more benefits to find and treat dental problems as early as possible.

  • Checkups, exams and screenings according to the Bright Futures schedule​
  • Additional teeth cleanings, sealants, crowns, and root canals (with limitations)
  • Counseling to help you and your child take care of their teeth
  • Diagnosis of dental problems found during checkups
  • Referral to specialists
  • Follow-up care

Any treatment for mouth or jaw deformities that prevent your child from:

  • Chewing food properly,
  • Speaking properly, or
  • Using their mouth properly.

Braces, if a doctor or dentist finds that your child's teeth:

  • Cause problems that hurt your child's overall health,
  • Prevent your child from chewing food properly, or
  • Prevent your child from speaking properly.

OHP does not cover braces that only improve your child's appearance.

​OHP covers:

To Get Dental Care:

Don't have OHP? Apply today.

If you are in a CCO that covers your dental care, call your CCO. 

If you are not in a CCO for your dental care, try these resources:

Learn More


Dental Links

Covered and Non-Covered Dental Codes

Recommended periodicity schedule

Rules about covered services

Member Resources

OHP contacts

OHP handbooks

Words to know


We want to make sure you have the information you need. 

Talk to your CCO

 Not in a CCO? Call 1-800-273-0557 or

 Email us