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Dental Oral Health Program for Children

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County

Children's Dental Clinic in New Port Richey

Little Road Dental Clinic Picture

10841 Little Rd.
New Port Richey, FL 34654
727-619-0284

Monday thru Thursday
8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday
8:00am – 12:00pm

Children's Dental Clinic at Cox Elementary

Cox Elementary Dental Clinic

37615 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Dade City, FL 33523
352-834-6181
   
Monday thru Thursday
8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday
8:00am – 12:00pm

Appointments can be made directly with the receptionist at each facility or by phone.

Available Services:

  • Exams
  • X-rays
  • Cleanings
  • Fillings
  • Sealants
  • Fluoride varnish
  • Simple extractions (at doctor's discretion)


Eligibility:

  • Children ages 0 through 20 receiving Medicaid with Dentaquest, Liberty and MCNA dental plans. KidCare/Healthy Kids Program with Dentaquest and Argus are eligible for our dental services.
  • Healthcare Connection client with appropriate Dental Referral from Physician or Case Manager.
  • Medicaid and KidCare/Healthy Kids will pay for dental services for your children.

Mobile Dental Bus “Smile Care A Van”

We are partnering with Pasco County School Board to provide preventive dental services for students in Title 1 Schools in Pasco County.  The dental bus will travel to selected schools each year providing dental assessments, sealants, fluoride varnish and education for the students.

View "Smile Care A Van" Video

Mobile Dental Bus Sealant Program: 2019-2020

September 9 – 12Quail Hollow Elementary
September 16 – 19Centennial Elementary
September 23 – 26Chester Taylor Elementary & Lacoochee Head Start
September 30 – October 3West Zephyrhills Elementary
October 7 – 10Pasco Elementary
October 21 – 24Woodland Elementary
October 28 – 31San Antonio Elementary
November 4 – 7Anclote Elementary
November 11 – 14Gulf Trace Elementary
November 18 – 21Cypress Elementary
December 2 – 5Calusa Elementary
December 9 – 12Chasco Elementary
December 16 – 19Seven Springs Elementary
January 13 – 16Sunray Elementary
January 27 – 30Cotee River Elementary
February 3 – 6Richey Elementary
February 10 – 13Gulf Highlands Elementary
February 24 – 27Mary Giella Elementary
March 2 – 5Moon Lake Elementary
March 9 – 12Hudson Elementary
March 30 – April 2Marlowe Elementary
April 6 – 9Northwest Elementary
April 13 – 16Schrader Elementary
April 20 – 23Fox Hollow Elementary
April 27 – 30Mittye P. Locke Elementary
May 4 – 7Shady Hills Elementary
May 11 – 14Cox Elementary                     

Documents Required for the Dental Bus 
In order for your child to be seen on the dental bus, dental consent forms must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Check with your school for dental forms.

Sealant Brochure English (PDF 270 KB)
Sealant Brochure Spanish (PDF 269 KB)

Questions about the Dental Bus Program
Please call 727-619-0285 if you have questions.

Links:
American Dental Association
American Academy of Pediatric Dentists
American Dental Hygienists' Association

A sealant is a material that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The sealant acts as a barrier, protecting enamel from plaque and acids.

Fluoride varnish treatments (for children ages 0 to 20 years old) are provided twice a year to prevent cavities from forming on the smooth surfaces of the teeth.

Dental Services for Adults:

Premier Community Health Group
727-645-4185

Good Samaritan Health Clinic
727-848-7789