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Dental Services

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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).

Location
Atrium Health Biddle Point
1801 Rozzelles Ferry Road
Charlotte, NC

Patient Information Form
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Who's Eligible?
  • Individuals 17 years of age and younger.
  • Must be a Mecklenburg County resident.

 

Services Available 

In Clinics

  • All routine dental treatment except for braces and root canals on permanent teeth .
  • Preventive services include exams, x-rays, cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments and one-on-one education.

In Schools

  • Dental screenings for selected elementary grades.
  • Dental education for selected elementary grades.
  • Dental  screening for Communities in Schools (CIS) at elementary, middle and high schools.


In the Community: Outreach dental education through community events.

Intake Procedure

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:

  • Personal identification: Driver license, work ID, etc.
  • Residence: Utility or cable bill, rent/mortgage agreement, etc.
  • Income: Recent month's paycheck stub or tax return
  • Insurance card


  • Must be a Mecklenburg County resident.

Oral Health and COVID-19

Don't let COVID-19 lead you to neglect the oral health of your family. Early in the pandemic, residential facilities for the elderly became acutely aware of the viral threat to their communities while Head Start centers stopped implementing their brushing program entirely. But oral health is ALWAYS important.

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-19
Geriatric 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.


 

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

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HOW ARE WE DOING?

Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information
via email.


704-336-4700

Key Initiatives

close alertCounty services have returned to their normal schedule unless noted otherwise. Read the latest service availability update.