Do you have a recent or upcoming change in your office? Use our short online form to report information changes to help us process claims quickly and accurately and keep our Find A Dentist directory up-to-date. 

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Medicaid dental benefits

Supporting oral health for Medicaid patients through benefits administration and programs that promote access to care.

NEW! Monthly Medicaid mentorship series

Join your fellow dental colleagues and Delta Dental staff to learn from others and share your experiences with the SD Medicaid dental program.

Medicaid Mentorship sessions will be held via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (CT) / 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (MT).

Each session will highlight a hot topic, Medicaid dental program updates, and an open discussion forum. Sessions are for all interested dental office staff - dentists, hygienists, assistants, insurance coordinators, and front desk associates.

Participants can earn 1 Practice Management CE from the SD Board of Dentistry for each session.

Questions? Contact Lori Langdeaux at or 605-494-2532. 

Join the Zoom session

Thursday, July 14
5-6 pm CT / 4-5 pm MT

Meeting ID: 816 3141 6766
Passcode: 501195

If you will participate only by telephone, dial 312-626-6799

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DDSD's care coordinators can help dental offices serve Medicaid patients with education and assistance to increase treatment plan and appointment compliance.

Care coordination
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Learn details of the treatment approval process and payment structure for pediatric orthodontic benefits for SD Medicaid patients. 

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Learn how to enroll as a Medicaid provider, see the provider manuals and fee schedules, and access the provider portal. 

SD Medicaid info

Benefit summaries for Medicaid patients 

These information fliers can help you explain Medicaid dental benefits to eligible patients and their families.

To help you serve Medicaid patients 

Language translation service 

Delta Dental of South Dakota provides FREE language translation services to dental offices and patients through Language Line Solutions. To access an interpreter:

  1. Dial: 1-800-523-1786
  2. Provide: client ID 738064
  3. Indicate: language
  4. Provide: dentist license number

Document the name and ID# of the interpreter for your reference. Brief the interpreter and provide any special instructions.

Materials about the Language Line service to have at your office are available upon request from DDSD. 

Travel reimbursement 

The South Dakota Medicaid program provides reimbursement for non-emergency travel out-of-town to medical appointments, including dental appointments. This may help encourage your patients to make appointments and complete treatment plans.

Details are available on a webpage from the Dept. of Social Services (DSS), and a brochure you can print and provide to Medicaid patients is linked below (note this brochure link is to the DSS website):


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