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Wisconsin Oral Health Program: Programs

Donated Dental Services Program: This program is directed to people who are unable to afford needed dental care because of a limited income which is clearly linked to a permanent disability, chronic illness or advanced age (65 and over).

Fluoride Mouthrinse Program: Fluoride use has been a major factor in the decline in the prevalence and severity of dental caries (i.e., tooth decay) in the United States. When used appropriately, fluoride is both safe and effective in preventing and controlling dental caries.

Fluoride Supplement Program: Fluoride use has been a major factor in the decline in the prevalence and severity of dental caries (i.e., tooth decay) in the United States. When used appropriately, fluoride is both safe and effective in preventing and controlling dental caries.

Fluoride Varnish Treatment / Program: The use of fluoride has been a major factor in the decline in the prevalence and severity of dental caries (i.e., tooth decay) in the United States. When used appropriately, fluoride is both safe and effective in preventing and controlling dental caries.

Grants to Dental Clinics: The Wisconsin Oral Health Program awarded $850,000 to nine non-Federally Qualified Health Center safety net dental clinics.

Oral Health, WIC and WDA Collaboration: The Something to Smile About flip chart; a collaborative partnership of the Wisconsin Oral Health Program, the Wisconsin Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, and the Wisconsin Dental Association.

Seal-A-Smile Program: The mission of the Seal-A-Smile program is to prevent dental decay and promote oral health as part of a child’s total health by increasing the number of dental sealants on their teeth through community-based sealant promotion initiatives.

Spit Tobacco Prevention Program: Using smokeless tobacco is not safer than smoking cigarettes.

Last Revised: November 12, 2013