Texas, it's time to smile!

MCNA Dental is proud to provide dental benefits for children and adults enrolled in Texas Medicaid and CHIP.

Program Overview

MCNA Dental is a dental plan for Texas Medicaid and CHIP throughout the entire state. If you live in Texas, you or your children may be assigned to MCNA. We will manage your dental care.

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As an MCNA member, you will automatically have access to great dental care and be eligible for value-added benefits such as an Amazon.com Gift Card.

MCNA offers you a large network of General Dentists and Dental Specialists across Texas. We work with our network dentists to make sure you get the high-quality dental care you need for your best smile!

For more information about Texas Medicaid and CHIP, visit the Texas Health and Human Services Commission website.

How to Enroll with MCNA Dental in Texas

Call the Texas Enrollment Broker ("Maximus") and tell them you choose MCNA Dental as the dental plan for your child. You will automatically have access to great dental care for your child and get one Amazon.com Gift Card per child! Call Maximus at 1-800-964-2777 or learn more online at YourTexasBenefits.com.

Call our Member Hotline if you have any questions or need help with enrollment.

Company Information

MCNA Dental is the largest dental insurer in the nation for state Medicaid and CHIP programs. We have been in business for over 30 years, and over 3.5 million members across 7 states trust their smiles to MCNA!

As a leader in oral health, we strive to be the best. We have been accredited by national organizations to help ensure that we continue to offer the highest quality customer service and dental care. This is key to our commitment to improving oral health care for the members we serve.

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URAC Accredited

MCNA was the first dental plan in the country to be awarded full URAC Dental Plan Accreditation. This important accreditation is a symbol of our dedication to quality improvement and outstanding service.

Visit the URAC website for more information.

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NCQA Accredited

MCNA has earned National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Accreditation in Credentialing and Recredentialing. This ensures we maintain dental provider networks with only qualified dentists to provide excellent oral health care.

Visit the NCQA website for more information.

For more information about MCNA, visit our corporate website.

Program Benefits

You are entitled to the dental services that help to ensure healthy teeth and a beautiful smile!

Texas Medicaid and CHIP covers many of the costs of routine and preventive dental care. You qualify based on your family's income.

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    Cleanings
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    Exams
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    X-Rays
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    Sealants and Fluoride
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    Fillings
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    Extractions
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    Root Canals
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    Dental Emergencies

There are even more preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic covered services available! Download your Member Handbook to see a full list of your covered services.

Extra Benefits and Services

Your Texas Medicaid and CHIP dental coverage with MCNA also includes extra benefits and services to smile about!

Value-Added Services

We offer these extra benefits to our members to help promote good oral health. If you are enrolled with MCNA, you can get the extra benefits below. These benefits are available in addition to the standard dental benefits provided by the State. Full details and requirements for each value-added service are available in your Member Handbook.

Included in Your Plan

$20 Amazon.com Gift Card

MCNA rewards our members who take care of their oral health! Parents or guardians of our Texas Medicaid and CHIP members receive a $20 Amazon.com Gift Card per child! Adult members aged 18 and older also receive this reward. Restrictions apply.

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After-Hours Helpline

All members will have access to after-hours help through MCNA's free Hygienist Helpline. Members may connect with MCNA's own registered dental hygienists for help with dental issues. The helpline is open outside of normal business hours.

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My First Toothbrush

Our youngest members will get a reminder about their first dental checkup. We send this reminder to their families by their first birthday. We also send them a free baby toothbrush and toothpaste.

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Children's Backpack and Book

Each new MCNA Dental member aged 4 through 6 years will get a free drawstring backpack when they get a dental checkup. The backpack contains a copy of MCNA's children's book, Itty Bitty Baby Teeth.

More Services for You

The following services are available to you at no charge. Call our Member Hotline for more information on any of these services.

  • Auxiliary Aids: The information on this website is available for free in other formats. Please call us to request it.

  • Help in Other Languages and Interpreter Services: If you do not speak English, we can help. We have access to interpreter services. These services let us help answer questions in your preferred language. We can also arrange for an interpreter when you visit the dentist. Our Member Hotline staff can arrange these services at no cost to you.

  • External Medical Review: Medicaid members can ask for an External Medical Review with a State Fair Hearing. An External Medical Review is an optional, extra step you can take to get your case reviewed for free before your State Fair Hearing. Call our Member Hotline to make your request.

News and Resources

Access member news, documents, forms, guides, and helpful resources.

Member Handbook

Your Member Handbook includes detailed information about Texas Medicaid and CHIP, your covered dental services, contact information, and much more. You will receive your Member Handbook in the mail when you are enrolled with MCNA. You may also download it at any time below.

  • CHIP Member Handbook

You may request another hard copy of your Member Handbook at no cost. You may also request the Member Handbook in other formats and languages. Call our Member Hotline and you will receive it within 5 business days.

Member Forms

You may download and complete any of the forms below as needed. Each form contains instructions about where and how to submit it once you have filled it out. If you have any questions or need help with a form, please call our Member Hotline.

State and Federal Resources

Below are resources from state and federal agencies. Explore these resources to find out more about your dental benefits with MCNA.

News Feed

Below is the latest news and information from MCNA for our members enrolled in Texas Medicaid and CHIP.

MCNA's Tooth Tribune: May 2024

Posted: June 6, 2024

The May 2024 issue of MCNA’s member newsletter is out now! In the Tooth Tribune, you will find oral health tips and information to help you take care of your teeth and gums. This issue features tips on how to keep your smile healthy over summer break. It also features toothbrush tips and MCNA’s Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs). Get your issue of Tooth Tribune here: https://www.mcnatx.net/members/newsletters

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New Issue of Tooth Tribune is Out Now

Posted: January 9, 2024

The latest issue of MCNA’s member newsletter is out now! In the Tooth Tribune, you will find oral health tips and information to help you take care of your teeth and gums. This issue features tips on how to keep your smile healthy during holiday travel. It also features MCNA’s privacy practices and Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs). Get your issue of Tooth Tribune here: https://www.mcnatx.net/members/newsletters

Know Your Rights

Posted: December 1, 2023

As an MCNA member you are entitled to certain rights and services when being treated by MCNA network providers. It’s your duty to take part in the healthcare treatment suggested by your provider. We want to make sure that you are aware of your rights and know how to access them. A list of those rights can be found in your Member Handbook. Please read it to know your benefits.

You can always download MCNA’s Member Handbook from our Member Portal. Go to https://member.mcna.net to create your account and log in. You can also call our Member Hotline toll-free if you would like to request a hard copy of your Member Handbook.

Update Your Contact Info with Texas Medicaid

Posted: February 20, 2023

Texas Medicaid renewals are coming back. Make sure the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) can reach you. HHSC may need to send you a notice that your renewal is due or ask you for information.

Be sure to update your contact information through a Your Texas Benefits online account. It’s easy! Create a Your Texas Benefits account or download the Your Texas Benefits mobile app to view your account information, update your contact information and respond to requests from HHSC. Go to YourTexasBenefits.com to get started. 

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Member Portal

MCNA's Member Portal is a fast and easy way to check your dental claims history, print your ID card, and much more.

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Find a Dentist

MCNA has a large network of general and specialty dentists throughout Texas. You can choose a dentist from MCNA's online Provider Directory. Our online Provider Directory is always current. We also offer printable provider directories.

Kids Zone

MCNA's Kids Zone offers colorful children's activities to help you learn about the importance of good oral health in a fun way. Access interactive dental games, quizzes, downloads, videos, and more!

Contact MCNA

We care about your smile and are here to help you with any questions you may have!

Call our Member Hotline

The easiest way to contact MCNA if you need help with your dental care is to call our toll-free Member Hotline at 1-855-691-6262. You can call Monday through Friday, from 7am through 7pm, CDT, excluding national holidays.

If you call after regular business hours, you can leave a message on our secure voice mailbox. We will return your call the next business day.

MCNA has staff that speaks English and Spanish. We can also help you in other languages. For hearing-impaired members, our TTY line is available at 711.

Email Member Services

You may contact our Member Services team using our email form. You may also email directly to MemberHotline_TX@mcna.net.

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Send Postal Mail

You may send postal mail to MCNA at:

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P.O. Box 740370

Atlanta, GA 30374-0370

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