What is DentistLink?

DentistLink is a free referral service for anyone in Washington state, brought to you by Arcora Foundation, the foundation of Delta Dental of Washington. It’s an easy-to-use tool that can connect patients with dental providers to get the dental care they need in their communities. Open to Apple Health (Medicaid), uninsured, and insured.  Dental providers can contact us at provider@dentistlink.org  for more information about integrating Dentistlink referrals into their practice.  

Dental providers interested in joining the COVID-19 urgent dental care team can register here

  • Select “Dentist Sign In” / “Contact Us” and input your contact information 
    • Once submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to the address you provided 
  • Click “Activate Account” on the confirmation email 
  • Create a password for your DentistLink account 
  • Log in to your DentistLink account by creating a new password and using your email address 
  • Update your practice profile 
    • Fill in all the four tabs where applicable, saving as you go 
      • Practice location 
      • Urgent care provided 
      • Coverages 
      • Schedule 
    • Once you complete your first location, you can add additional practice locations with “Add Location” in the top right
    • Return, login, and update your profile as needed 
  • Done! You are now part of the urgent dental care team and can receive DentistLink referrals for urgent dental needs during the COVID-19 dental office restriction. Thank you for providing these important services during this time. 

During the COVID-19 crisis, dental providers receive higher Medicaid reimbursement rates for urgent care 

What are the benefits of working with DentistLink?

  • Refer people to your practice based on the criteria you define, including location, specialties, and ages served.
  • Build annual practice revenue by seeing Apple Health recipients.
  • Provide practitioner success support through our network of Medicaid providers.
  • Help you integrate Medicaid patients into your practice.
  • Serving Apple Health patients is an opportunity to build loyal patients.
  • Your Apple Health patients may cycle off Apple Health and onto private insurance.
  • We coach and support your referral patients so they show up ready for their appointment.
  • Connect you to free CDE training through Arcora Foundation.
  • Provide Medicaid billing assistance to your staff.

 Additional Washington Programs for Increased Medicaid Reimbursements

Access to Baby & Child Dentistry
ABCD recruits and trains dentists to provide preventive care and treatment to Apple Health (Medicaid) insured children from birth to six. Participating dentists receive enhanced fees through Medicaid for certain preventive and restorative procedures and family oral health education.  

 Oral Health Connections (Cowlitz, Spokane, and Thurston counties)
Trained Oral Health Connections providers receive higher reimbursement rates when they see Medicaid-enrolled pregnant people or people with diabetes. DentistLink can help connect those patients to your practice.