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King County Adult Dental Program

The King County Adult Dental Program (KCADP) provides dental services for residents living in King County who are not eligible for Apple Health (Medicaid) due to citizenship requirements.

Eligibility for KCADP

Must be a resident of King County

Your address will determine eligibility. You must live in King County to be eligible for KCADP. Those experiencing homelessness or unsheltered are eligible for KCADP.

Not eligible for Apple Health (Medicaid/Insurance) due to citizenship requirements

You must be ineligible to get health insurance (Apple Health/Medicaid) in Washington State due to citizenship status. This includes residents who are undocumented, Deferred Action Childhood Arrival (DACA), and residents who have a green card but don't meet the 5 year residency requirement. Individuals with visitor visas or students are not eligible.


Your income must be less then 317% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL):

Household Size Maximum Monthly Benefit Allotment
1 $3,978
2 $5,399
3 $6,822
4 $8,242
5 $9,662
6 $11,085



How to enroll

Call the Community Health Access Program (CHAP) at 1-800-756-5437. They will screen you for the program and if eligible you'll be enrolled into the KCADP.

What happens after you're approved

You'll be enrolled into the KCADP and scheduled for dental services at one of the following locations: Mobile Dental Team event, Public Health Center, Community Health Center, or other dental providers. You'll be assigned to a dental home where you'll get all your covered dental services at no cost. Your eligibility will be determined annually.

What's covered

  • Cleaning
  • Extractions (pulling teeth)
  • X-rays
  • Nitrous oxide
  • Fillings
  • Routine exams
  • Fluoride application

Limited services include

  • Periodontal (gum disease)
  • Root canal (front teeth only)
  • Dentures/partials
  • Oral surgery