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Dental Program

Florida Department of Health - St. Johns County

  •  904-209-3250
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    Mailing Address

    200 San Sebastian View 

     

    Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 

Helpful Links:

- Florida Charts (New Window)

-Medicaid ACCESS (New Window) - Register for Medicaid

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

-Oral Health Information for Parents - from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

-Oral Health Topics - from the American Dental Association.

-Know Your Teeth - from the Academy of General Dentistry.


Dental Health

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

Please call (904)-209-3250 to set up an eligibility screening appointment.

Services Provided

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

Services are by appointment only with daily emergency times available. Please call to set up a service appointment. Call before 9 am 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