Dental screenings are provided in the elementary schools in conjunction with the fluoride program. In addition, dental screenings are available by a teacher or other school personnel referral. Follow up information and/or referral letters will be sent home following screenings.
Dental fluoride varnish is provided to students who qualify and participate in the school based programs. For more information on the Benefits of fluoride varnish go to Wisconsin Dental Association or call the West Allis Dental Hygienist at 414-302-8600.
Screening and Consultation
To help prevent the effect of early childhood tooth decay and future childhood dental diseases, the Dental Hygienist is available to provide oral screenings, educational materials, consultations, and referrals to community resources as well as fluoride varnish.
Oral cancer proves fatal for about 10,000 people each year. For information on prevention and early detection of oral cancer call the West Allis Dental Hygienist. As user friendly website for dental information is the National Oral Health Information at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Resources and Referrals
The West Allis Dental Hygienist is available to provide information about community resources. To find out if you qualify for medical and/or dental assistance from the State, known as BadgerCare+, go to Access Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Dental Association Wisconsin Dental Association and the American Dental Hygiene Association American Dental Hygenists Association are wonderful resource sites to help review good home care techniques.
If you are looking for a dentist, calling 211 can help your search.