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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.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department 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, call 980-314-9600. (Mecklenburg County residents)
Appointments available Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Closed Fridays)
Individuals 17 years of age and younger. Must be a Mecklenburg County resident.Services Available
Routine dental visits are temporarily suspended.
If your child has an urgent dental, need please call the Pediatric Dental Clinic
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/CommunityDental screenings for selected elementary grades
Dental education for selected elementary grades
Dental screening for Communities in Schools (CIS) at elementary, middle and high schools Outreach dental education to the community through community events
Outreach dental education to the community through community events
Call 980-314-9600, Monday - Thursday, 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for an appointment.Note: Calling early is strongly recommended. Have your e-mail address available to set up your patient portal.
The following information is required at time of appointment:
Personal identification: Driver's license, work ID, etc.
Residence: Utility or cable bill, rent/mortgage agreement, etc.
Income: Recent month's paycheck stub or tax return
County services are operating at a limited capacity. Questions about COVID-19? Call Public Health Hotline: 980-314-9400