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Mecklenburg County Public Health's Children's
Dentistry Program creates smiles by promoting proper brushing and
flossing and regular visits to the dentist. Developing good habits at an early age and helps children get a head start on a lifetime of
healthy teeth and gums.
For an appointment, Mecklenburg County residents can call 980-314-9600.
Appointments are available Monday - Thursday, 7am - 5pm (closed Fridays).
Preventive services include exams, x-rays, cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments and one-on-one education.
In the Community: Outreach dental education through community events.
Call 980-314-9600, Monday - Thursday, 6:30am - 5pm for an appointment.Calling early is recommended. Have your e-mail address available to set up a patient portal. The following information is required at the time of your appointment:
The Oral Health Section of the N.C. Division of Public Health has released guidance for those who support the daily dental hygiene practices for the most
vulnerable populations. These guidance documents can help parents of very young children and caregivers at residential facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Please review and feel free to share.
Early Childhood Oral Health During COVID-19Geriatric Oral Health Care During COVID-19
You can also visit Tooth Talk, which provides lots of tips, resources, expert answers, and helpful videos intended to protects kids' healthy smiles. Tooth Talk is a collaboration of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the N.C. Division of Public Health Oral Health Section.
Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.