North Central Health District

COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

Children’s Dental Clinic

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The Dental Clinic focuses on prevention, screening and referral, treatment, and oral health education for children aged 0-18. The most common dental problems that children have are dental decay, gum disease, and malocclusion. Most of these problems are preventable. Early diagnosis and prompt treatment can eliminate pain, infection, and progressive oral diseases.

Clinical Services:

  • School Dental Screenings
  • Exams
  • Cleaning
  • X-Rays
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Fillings
  • Referrals

Locations/Appointments

Macon-Bibb County Health Department

  • 171 Emery Highway
    Macon, GA 31217
  • To schedule an appointment for your child, please call (478) 749-0109
  • Click here for more information about this location

Hancock County Health Department

  • 516 Boland Street
    Sparta, GA 31087
  • To schedule an appointment for your child, please call (478) 751-1747. Or, please call (478) 207-1430
  • Click here for more information about this location

Houston County Health Department (coming soon)

Payment Information

We accept Medicaid, Amerigroup, Peach State, WellCare, United Concordia. A reduced sliding scale fee is available with proof of county residency and proof of income. Payment is expected at the time of service.

School Dental Health Program

  • Dentist and Hygienist visit county schools to provide dental exams, fluoride treatments, dental sealants on students in K-3rd grade.
  • Dental health Education Presentations demonstrating proper oral hygiene, proper tooth brushing, and flossing skills, health snacking, oral disease prevention, and the consequences of tobacco usage.
  • Participate in School and Community Health Fairs.

Things To Know

  • Cavities are preventable with proper dental care.
  • We recommend that parents schedule their babies for their first dental visit once the first baby teeth are visible in the mouth.
  • Brush teeth and gums with fluoride toothpaste, and floss at least twice a day.
  • Visit the dentist twice a year for regular checkups
  • Practice healthy eating habits and avoid foods/drinks high in sugar (i.e. candy, soda, energy drinks, etc.)

Additional Resources

For patients: Please complete BUT DO NOT SIGN until you come into the clinic. Dental Eligibility and Medical History Form

February Dental Health Month Information

Dental Clinic Information

Dental Clinic Events Calendar for 2016

 

For more information click here.