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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

The Harford County Health Departments Dental Clinic joins Rich Bennett on this episode

From the Harford County Health Department Website:

Harford County Health Department Dental Clinic strives to improve the oral health of children ages 1 -20  enrolled in the Maryland Children’s  Health Program (MCHP), and pregnant women on the Medical Assistance Program who may not have previously had access to dental care.

Hygiene Services include:  X-Rays, Cleanings, Sealants, Fluoride Treatment, Home Oral Health Care Instructions, Nutrition Education

Dental Services include:  Restorations (Fillings), Extractions, Root Canals, Crowns, Space Maintainers for Missing Primary (Baby) Teeth, Referrals for Speciality Care When Deemed Necessary

To date, over 8,500 children and pregnant women have been served at the Harford County Health Department Dental Clinic.  The clinic is also committed to treating same-day dental emergencies involving infection and trauma.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  The clinic is located at 2204 Hanson Road in Edgewood, across from the Edgewood Library.  Click here for directions.

To make an appointment, call 443-922-7670.

For more information about oral health for children, visit “Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids” at www.healthyteethhealthykids.org

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