Dental Health

Tooth and tooth brushThe Dental Program at the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County provides diagnostic, restorative, preventive and educational services to all children on Florida Medicaid or who qualify through eligibility by proof of income. We have 3 dentists, 1 dental hygienist, 4 dental assistants, 2 clerks and an administrative assistant to take care of your dental needs.

Office Hours:

Milton Office - (850) 983-5210

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

 

Midway Office - (850) 916-5456

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

We are closed for lunch every day from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

Did you know?

  • Tooth decay is the most widespread chronic disease in children and adults, even though it is mostly preventable.
  • 28% of children 2 to 5 have had tooth decay in their baby (primary) teeth.
  • 51% of children 6 to 11 have had tooth decay in their baby (primary) teeth.
  • 10% of children 6 to 8 have had tooth decay in their permanent teeth.
  • 31% of children 9 to 11 have had tooth decay in their permanent teeth.
  • 59% of teens 12 to 19 have had tooth decay in their permanent teeth.
  • 71% of Florida's population have the right amount of fluoride in the water to help prevent tooth decay.
  • 51% of Santa Rosa County's population have the right amount of fluoride in the water to help prevent tooth decay.

Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Kids Corner!

Stories and Games - from the American Dental Association.

Helpful Links

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.

 

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