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Florida Department of Health in Washington County

School Based Dental Sealant Program:

A licensed Dentist and Dental Hygienist from the Florida Department of Health provide the following services at each school to children in PreK – 12th grade with parental permission:

  • FREE Dental Screening
  • Education on how to properly brush his/her teeth
  • Dental sealants if needed ***
  • Fluoride treatment***
  • Prophylaxis***
  • Referrals for follow up care if needed

Sealants are protective coatings that help prevent cavities on healthy back teeth.

***Theses services will provided to Medicaid eligible students only unless grant funding is available.