Preventative dental care to children in school and the community through various community-based programs. Services are provided by a licensed dental hygienist using portable dental equipment.
- Oral screening
- Cleaning and fluoride treatment
- Dental sealants to prevent tooth decay
- Brushing and flossing instruction
- Tooth care kit
- Dietary advice
- Fluoride rinse program
- Referral to a dentist for dental care
There are no costs for children participating in the Maryland Children´s Health Program. For children with no dental insurance, fees for services are determined on a sliding fee scale based on family income.
No child will be denied services because of a family´s inability to pay.