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Community Health: Dental Health Education

Provided by: Saskatchewan Health Authority: Cypress Health Region

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Service Description

Promotes public awareness and knowledge of dental health topics.

  • School Program – targeted visual oral inspections, one-on-one counselling, oral hygiene skill development, classroom presentations, dental resource kits, teacher workshops, brushing programs for special needs children or classes at high risk for decay, oral health as it relates to tobacco, drugs, oral piercing, eating disorders, diabetes, injury prevention and more.
  • Sealant Program – provided in schools identified through previous dental screenings to be at higher risk of dental decay.
  • Fluoride Program – promotion of community water fluoridation, school-based fluoride mouthrinse programs, fluoride varnish programs, toothbrushing programs
  • Postnatal Program – information packages for new parents, individual referrals from health professionals
  • Pre-School Program – dental resource kits, toothbrushing, fluoride varnish and screening programs offered in areas at high risk to decay, presentations available upon request
  • Seniors / Special Needs Program – presentations, displays, workshops and consultations, caregiver in-services on all aspects of oral health, oral cancer self-screening instruction
  • Consultation / Resource – information to individuals, groups and health professionals
  • Health Promotion / Public Education – public awareness of oral health issues through printed material, healthy public policy, media, health fairs, displays, website, etc.
  • Oral Health Resources – online resources and links


No cost.

Dental Health Educator: 306-642-9422

South Contact - Assiniboia

Toll-Free: 1-866-786-2510

Business Line: 306-778-5299

Service Website




Coverage Area

Cypress Health Region

Languages Offered


No Physical Address

Location Info

Toll-Free: 1-888-461-7443

Cypress Health Region Information Line

Hotline: 8-1-1

HealthLine: 24/7Professional health advice or mental health support.



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