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 Dental Clinic

 
 

Purpose 

                                                                                                                                               The Dental Health Clinic promotes and improves the oral and dental health of eligible children.  Those eligible for these services are Medicaid and N.C. Health Choice insured children and uninsured children who are at/or below 100% of the Federal poverty level.  Services provided  include examinations, fillings, sealants, extractions, screenings, and education.

 

Availability

                                                                                                                                                 Clinic hours are: Monday - Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm. No clinic hours on Fridays 

Office hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00am-5:30pm & Friday, 8:00am-11:30am.  The phone number is:  704-986-3845.
 

Eligibility

                                                                                                                                         Children, ages 0 through 18* years of age, who are on Medicaid or NC Health Choice are eligible for this program.   Uninsured children are eligible who are at/or below 100% of the Federal poverty level.   

*New patients must be 12 years old or younger.

Contact

                                                                                                                                                To make an appointment, call 704-986-3845 Monday - Thursday,  8:00am - 5:30pm or Friday 8:00am-11:30am.

 

Appointment Policies

                                                                                                                                                 A parent and/or legal guardian must be present on the child's first dental appointment.  You need to be 15 minutes early for your child's first appointment.

Patients are expected to be on time for appointments.  If you are more than 15 minutes late for an appointment, you may be asked to reschedule your child's appointment

 

Broken Appointments

                                                                                                                                                 A broken appointment is:

  • not showing up for an appointment;

  • arriving later than 15 minutes after your scheduled appointment time; or

  • failure to cancel an appointment with at least 24 hours notice.

Children with two broken appointments will be dismissed as patients from the Stanly County Dental Clinic.  You will be responsible for finding another dentist to treat your child.

 

Cancellations

                                                                                                                                                Parents or guardians are responsible for calling the Stanly County Dental Clinic at least 24 hours before their child's appointment to cancel

 

Emergency Treatment Needs

                                                                                                                                                  If your child has a toothache, you may give the pain reliever your child normally takes and call the dental clinic to make an appointment.

If your child has a swollen mouth or face, take your child to the closest hospital emergency room immediately.

If your child has been involved in an accident and sustained an injury to his/her teeth, you may call the Stanly County Dental Clinic during office hours.  If the injury occurs after office hours, you take your child to the closest hospital emergency room

 

Questions

                                                                                                                                                        If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at 704-986-3845.   We look forward to treating your child and working with you to help your child have quality oral health.