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Dental Program

Florida Department of Health - St. Johns County

  •  904-506-6081
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    Mailing Address

    200 San Sebastian View 

     

    Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 

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Tooth decay—cavities—is one of the most common childhood diseases in the United States. Experts report that children who have poor oral health miss more school days and have lower grades than children with good oral health.


Dental Health

The Dental Program at the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County (DOH-St. Johns) provides diagnostic, restorative, preventive and educational services.

Keep Your Smiles Healthy!

Any Unhealthy Smile Affects Your Body & Causes:

  • Pain from tootheaches and infections
  • Difficulty chewing food
  • Increased complications with diabetes, heart disease and pregnancy

Prevent Dental Disease:

  • Get dental sealants to protect primary and secondary molars
  • Drink fluoridated water
  • Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste
  • Floss at least once a day
  • See a dental professional every year
  • Get professional fluoride treatments
  • Eat fruits and vegetables
  • Avoid tobacco products
     

School-Based Sealant Program

  • Services Available
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  • What is the Fee?
  • Is an Appointment Required?
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  • Questions?
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Services Provided

  • Exams
  • X-rays
  • Cleanings
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Sealants
  • Restorative (fillings)
  • Extractions
Contact Information

Please call DOH-St. Johns to set up an eligibility screening appointment.

The Dental Program at the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County provides diagnostic, restorative, preventive and educational services to:

  • Children 0-20 years of age with Florida Medicaid
  • Children enrolled in the HeadStart Program

 

Contact Information

Please call DOH-St. Johns to set up an eligibility screening appointment.

Services Available for:


  • Children 0-20 years of age with Florida Medicaid
  • Children enrolled in the HeadStart Program

 

Contact Information

Please call DOH St. Johns to schedule an appointment.

Services are by appointment only with daily emergency times available. Please call to set up a service or eligibility screening appointment. Call before 9:00 a.m. if you need to be seen for a dental emergency, like a toothache.

Did You Know?

  • Of children aged 2-5 years old, 23 percent have tooth decay in their baby teeth.
  • Of children aged 6-8 years old, 56 percent have tooth decay in their baby teeth.
  • Of children aged 6-11 years old, 6 percent have tooth decay in their permanent teeth.
  • Of children aged 9-11 years old, 8 percent have tooth decay in their permanent teeth.
  • Of children aged 12-19 years old, 58 percent have tooth decay in their permanent teeth.
  • Tooth decay is the most widespread chronic disease in children and adults, even though it is mostly preventable.
  • In Florida, 77 percent of the population has the right amount of fluoride in the water to help prevent tooth decay.

Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Contact Information

DOH-St. Johns is here to help!

We are here to help!  If you have any questions, please call DOH - St. Johns.

Oral Health Related Sites


The unlicensed practice of a healthcare profession is a felony and a risk to your health. Report these imposters to the Florida Department of Health at 1-877-HALT-ULA.


Videos, Stories, Games, Quizzes, and Activity Sheets - for children from the American Dental Association.


AAPD Foundation – Big love for little teeth - from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.


Oral Health Topics - from the American Dental Association.


Know Your Teeth - from the Academy of General Dentistry.


Florida Health CHARTS - Florida Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set