Filling the Need: Orthodontist one of...

Filling the Need: Orthodontist one of few who accept Medicaid

There are 344 comments on the Winston-Salem Journal story from Sep 24, 2006, titled Filling the Need: Orthodontist one of few who accept Medicaid. In it, Winston-Salem Journal reports that:

Dr. Paul Watkins, who has offices in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, accepts patients with Medicaid insurance.

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Gina

AOL

#21 May 23, 2007
hello, my son is on Medicaid and if you have that # to that dentist in Charlotte, nc., I really need it bad. He needs braces, some of his new teeth are growing in way out of line and its scaring me. I cant afford braces myself for him financially. I live in Gastonia. Thanks...
Amie Coria

Yakima, WA

#22 May 24, 2007
I have 2 teenage daughters that need braces. I live in Wenatchee Washington. Looking for a Orthodontist that takes medicaid or reasonable payments.
Susan

Jacksonville, NC

#23 May 26, 2007
Gina wrote:
hello, my son is on Medicaid and if you have that # to that dentist in Charlotte, nc., I really need it bad. He needs braces, some of his new teeth are growing in way out of line and its scaring me. I cant afford braces myself for him financially. I live in Gastonia. Thanks...
There is a dentist in Raleigh that accepts medicaid. His name is Dr Campbell.
K Wilson

Lafayette, LA

#24 May 29, 2007
i am in illinois and i need a orthodontist who excepts medicaid because my son needs braces
mae

Greer, SC

#25 Jun 1, 2007
I NEED TO FIND AN ORTHODONTIST WHO ACCEPTS MEDICAID IN SOUTH CAROLINA; MY DAUGHTER NEEDS THEM OR EVEN IF NORTH CAROLINA OR GEORGIA ACCEPTS SOUTH CAROLINA MEDICAID. THANKS
sue

AOL

#26 Jun 6, 2007
is there any dentist in port saint lucie, florida that accepts medicaidto do braces for kids?
tanya

United States

#27 Jun 8, 2007
Iris S_ wrote:
i am 16 years old and need braces . i am looking for an orthodontist near harrison county in mississippi that excepts medicaid..PLEASE HELP ME!!!
hi did you find one in long beach,? cause i am looking for one too
tanya

United States

#28 Jun 8, 2007
have you found one? if so please let me know, i am looking in harrison county also..thanks..
Bill_Virginia

United States

#29 Jun 16, 2007
In Virginia u have to have a bad bite and they grade it to find out if medicaid will pay. If u don't get high enough points then u should ask the doctor if he will give u a discount and a payment plan.
Mimi

Asheville, NC

#30 Jun 21, 2007
I work for the Dept. of Social Services in NC. Here is the website link for all of the NC people who are looking for Dentist/Orthodontist in NC. If there are any others missing, I'm sure you can locate them based on the cities. Hope this helps the NC people.
**** Also for those of you in other states, check with your local Department that issues these benefits or check the state website that has the information for these benefits.
http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dma/dental/dental...
Sherr

United States

#31 Jun 25, 2007
My son has been approved to get brace through medicaid in Georgia. The only catch is....you have to be determined by a dentist that it is a health issue. Not sure what my sons was but his pallet (the top of your mouth) goes norrow, so maybe that has something to do with it. There is a orthodontic in Hapeville, Ga that takes medicaid and will try to get you approved for them but it took us 6 months or more to get the approval. Good Luck to all of you!!!!
linda

Taylors, SC

#32 Jun 28, 2007
need greenville sc mediciad orthrodontists

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michelle

Morehead City, NC

#33 Jun 28, 2007
My daughter has medicaid. Is there medicaid coverage for braces in nc? Her pediatric dentist has informed us she will need braces and possibility will need a consultation as early as age 8 1/2 which is less than 1 year away. I don't know if this work will be covered.
Arlenys

Orlando, FL

#34 Jul 3, 2007
My daughter really needs to continue her treatment,we live in sanford florida,would like a clinic that accepts medicaid,please need some information. thank you. Mom
Stephanie Woodstock GA

Cumming, GA

#35 Jul 5, 2007
My daughter is on medicaid and needs braces any one know a place?
sherry in georgia

Cedartown, GA

#36 Jul 8, 2007
i have a 10 year old son who needs braces bad . if anyone knows of a dentist in ga that takes medicaid for braces please email me at. salzberg699@charter.net thanks.5421
TIFFANY

United States

#37 Jul 10, 2007
im on medicaid and need braces does anyone know of an orthodontist thaat takes medicaid seriously nobody takes medicaid any more i need help
Ruby

United States

#38 Jul 16, 2007
crystal wrote:
<quoted text> there is a ortho in raeford nc that accepts medicaid.
I know of an orthodontics in Raliegh, NC and Durham,NC that will accept medicaid

You may contact me for more info at
pooles_mail@yahoo.com
Margarita Estrada

Crystal, MI

#39 Jul 16, 2007
Hello. I need help finding an orthodontist who accepts medicaid in Orlando or sourrounding areas. Both myself, and my two daughters require braces. I have lived the agony of an overbite and crowding. Now, my children are faced with the same problem. PLEASE HELP.

Thank you,

adomibarra@msn.com
Kim

Summerton, SC

#40 Jul 16, 2007
I live in South Carolina. My daughter needs braces and I don't have the money for it right now and I was wondering if medicaid pays for braces in South Carolina.

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