Provides educational and preventative dental hygiene services such as dental screenings, dental cleanings and fluoride varnish treatments to uninsured children, Chip and Medicaid eligible children. For further information contact 208-455-5300.
Fluoride Varnish and Sealant Clinics
Southwest District Health has a licensed dental hygienist that provides preventative oral health service and education to children ages 6 years of age and younger in the Caldwell office. These services include fluoride varnish applications, dental screenings, cleanings and sealants.
Fluoride varnish applications, dental screenings and education is provided to WIC children ages 0 – 5 years old the first and third Thursdays each month during Mini WIC visits. There is no charge for this service.
First Teeth Matter
First Teeth Matter is a program that provides screenings and fluoride varnish to children from their first tooth to age 3. Oral health education is provided to parents and care-givers. A nominal fee is charged to all participants. Insurance and Medicaid can be billed for this service.
School Sealant Program
The dental hygienist visits several elementary schools in our district to provide sealants, screenings and fluoride varnish applications. The dental hygienist also provides screenings and fluoride varnish applications at various daycares in District 3. Oral health education and toothbrushes are provided to all children who participate.
For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 455-5300.