This fall we were able to partner with many Head Start sites to see children who had not yet completed their necessary dental exam for the year. We traveled to Cass County, McIntosh, Kelliher, Laporte and Blackduck Head Starts to offer our services. Many took advantage of signing up to be seen by one of the two dentists who journeyed with us on these trips. Hopefully this is something we will be able to offer in the future for the familes of children who are participating in the Head Start program!
Northern Dental Access Center has received a grant from Healthier Minnesota Community Clinic Fund which consists of a portable dental unit. A team which consists of a Dental Hygienist and a Dental Assistant will be able to perform preventative services such as cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments, oral health instruction, and screening for decay and other oral health problems. Our goals include preventative services and proper referrals for the elimination of pain and disease for this under served population, as well as to provide education and increasing awareness of oral health and it's impact on overall wellness throughout our community.
Click Here to download a Child's Medical History Consent Form. (it will need to be filled out completely to be seen for preventative services.)