The Children's Oral Health Program provides a dental home for children ages 6 months to 21 years.
Preventative dental services are provided by public health dental hygienists at all 13 Portland Public Schools, the Riverton Community Center, South Portland High School, Westbrook Public Schools, and 180 Park Avenue.
Preventative Dental Services Include:
Comprehensive dental care is provided by a Greater Portland Health dentist at the School-based Health Center located in Portland High School (284 Cumberland Ave.).
Comprehensive Dental Care Services Include:
Our Children's Oral Health Program services are available to all students in Portland Public Schools, as well as all children in the Greater Portland area. Having dental services available directly in schools allows youth to conveniently receive quality dental care while remaining engaged in their education. Our community-based dental program seeks to establish lifelong oral health care early in children's lives. The Children's Oral Health Program provides a convenient dental home for children ages 6 months to 21 years. Greater Portland Health works with uninsured patients through our financial assistance program and community health workers to guide them through the process of becoming insured and utilizing community resources.