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Services Offered - Early Childhood Oral Care

Preschool Fluoride Varnish Program (0-3):

  • Dental screenings, referrals and fluoride varnish applications for eligible children 12 - 35 months of age.  More information on eligibility here
  • Fluoride varnish is painted on your child’s teeth.  Fluoride varnish is a quick, safe and effective way to help prevent cavities. Fluoride varnish strengthens tooth enamel and takes only a minute to apply.  For more information on fluoride please contact your dental professional.
  • Educate and provide parents/caregivers with key oral health information.
  • Parent counseling discussions may also be included to reduce risk factors for early childhood cavities.

Service providers: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists

Service locations:

Airdrie Regional Health Centre
604 Main Street South, Airdire, Alberta
Phone: 1-855-943-1300

Cochrane Community Health Centre
60 Grande Boulevard, Cochrane, Alberta
Phone: 1-855-943-1300

East Calgary Health Centre
4715 8th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta
Phone: 403-955-1350

High River Public Health Centre
310 MacLeod Trail, High River, Alberta
Phone: 1-855-943-1300

Community Health Nurses at Well-Child Clinics (vaccination clinics) provide oral health information and referrals to clients.

Alberta Child Health Benefit:

  • Dental benefits may be available for your children.
  • Qualification based on income and family size.  More information here

Please email questions and comments to:
OralHealthEducation@albertahealthservices.ca

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