Pediatric dental is one of 10 essential health benefits required by the Affordable Care Act. All ACA-compliant individual and small-group medical plans issued after Jan. 1, 2014 include this coverage, which includes preventive care, fillings and other dental services. Pediatric dental benefits are available for children up to age 19 who are covered on a parent’s medical plan.

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