Oral Health Elementary School Screening
Oral Health program staff visit all provincially-funded elementary schools in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties each school year and screen students in certain grades. These screenings do not substitute a child's regular visit to the dentist.
- Frequently Asked Questions and Information for School Staff - Access detailed information about school screenings, the re-screen process, consent, and where to direct parents for information.
Free Oral Health Clinics
Hastings Prince Edward Public Health offers free preventive dental services to eligible children 0 to 17 years of age. For more information, visit our general oral health page.
Healthy Smiles Ontario
The Healthy Smiles Ontario program is a government-funded dental program that provides free preventive, routine, and emergency dental services for children and youth 17 years old and under from low-income households. For more information, visit our general oral health page.
- Ophea Teaching Tools - Access lesson plans, supplements, and activities to teach oral health information in compliance with the Ontario H&PE Curriculum.
- Your All-Access Pass to a Healthy Mouth Healthy You is a resource designed specifically for the teenaged population. It contains information about oral health as it relates to: smoking, drug use, braces, oral piercings, eating disorders, gingivitis, periodontal disease, mouth guards, and mouth care.
General Oral Health Support
For more information please call our Oral Health program at 613-966-5500 or toll-free at 1-800-267-2803, ext. 680. TTY: 711 or 1-800-267-6511. By email at email@example.com.