Children and Young Adult Dental Health Services

Child at the DentistThe Dental Clinic provides the following preventive and restorative services for patients under the age of 21:

  • examinations, cleanings and X-rays
  • fluoride treatments
  • fillings
  • sealants
  • extractions
  • space maintainers

Participating local dentists provide services at reduced fees to people of all ages in the Anne Arundel County Dental Access Program (PDF).

Oral Health Education at schools, day care centers and community health fairs is presented by dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants.

Helpful Tips for Oral HealthHealthy Teeth, Healthy Kids

  • Schedule regular dental appointments, beginning by age 1.
  • Eat a well balanced diet, limiting sugars and sweets.
  • Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day.
  • Ask your dentist or pediatrician about fluoride supplements to prevent tooth decay.
  • Avoid Nursing Bottle Syndrome, a severe form of tooth decay. It is caused by giving a child a bottle containing milk, formula or juice at bedtime or for long periods of time during the day. If your child wants a bottle at bedtime, fill it with water only and remove it once the child falls asleep.
  • Avoid the use of all tobacco products.
  • Only put water in bottles or sippy cups between meals for your child.

For more information, contact:

Dental Health Services – Annapolis
J. Howard Beard Health Services Building
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Monday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dental Health Services – Glen Burnie
North County Health Services Center
791 Aquahart Road, 2nd Floor
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
Monday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fees for services are based on family size and income.

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