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The 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.

Office Hours:

Milton Office - (850) 983-5210

Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

We are closed for lunch every day from noon–1:00 p.m.

Did you know?

Tooth Decay in Children

Ages

Baby (Primary)

Teeth

Permanent

Teeth

2 to 5 28%  
6 to 11 51%  
6 to 8   10%
9 to 11   31%
12 to 19   59%

  • Tooth decay is the most widespread chronic disease in children and adults, even though it is mostly preventable.
  • In Florida, 71 percent of the population have the right amount of fluoride in the water to help prevent tooth decay.
  • In Santa Rosa County, 51 percent of the 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!

Videos, Stories, Games, Quizzes, and Activity Sheets - 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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