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School-Based Dental Sealant Program

School Health Services

  •  863-462-5800
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    Mailing Address

    1728 NW 9th Avenue 

    Okeechobee, FL 34972-4340 

     

Our School Health Program also provides a School-based Dental Sealant Program. This program provides preventative dental services by a licensed dental hygienist in the school setting at no cost!

Services provided with parent/guardian consent include:

  • Dental assessment
  • Education on how to properly brush teeth
  • Dental sealants (if needed)
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Dental cleaning (when appropriate)
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Referrals for follow-up care if needed
  • No shots, medications, x-rays or fillings are given
  • Letters are sent home regarding what was done and what follow-up is needed