Dental screening assessments will be provided for
All students in Jk, Sk, grade 2 and special education classes
Students identified last year with urgent treatment needs
Any other child at the request of the child or their parent. (If you would like your child included
please send a request letter to the school or contact the health unit
Parents who do NOT wish their child to be screened are required to advise the school in writing!
[Any child excluded from the screening program will not be eligible to use the CINOT Program]
The screening will be conducted by a Registered Dental Hygienist following strict, approved infection control
standards. This screening does not replace your child’s regular visit to the dentist. The Health Unit wants to see
all children, even if they visit their dentist regularly. You will be advised if any dental care is recommended.
The Dental Screening Program
Provides parents with advice on the dental needs of their children
Provides access to financial assistance through the Children In Need of Treatment Program (CINOT)
Helps in planning and development of community dental programs
If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact the Health Unit Oral Health Department.
Northumberland City of Kawartha Lakes Toll Free
County & Haliburton County 1-866-888-4577
(905) 885-9100 (705) 324-3569 Ext 247