• Happy Thanksgiving from the North Georgia Health District! Our district offices in Dalton will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 23 and 24. All our Public Health Departments and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will also be closed both days. Best wishes from us to you for a healthy and safe holiday!

Dental Services

boy-toothbrushProgressive public health efforts at the Whitfield County Health Department state of the art dental clinic provide dental care, hygiene, assessment, education and treatment to children between the ages of 3 and 19. Especially targeted are children who have had limited or no access to dental care. Dentists also travel to Murray and Gilmer Health Departments to provide services.


Preventive and Clinical Services Include:

  • Routine cleanings, exams, x-rays operative (fillings) and extractions
  • Sealants
  • Space maintainers
  • Pulpotomy (Baby tooth root canal)
  • Dental health programs for school and community groups
  • Dental screening and referral services
  • Emergency caretooth
  • Free language assistance


How to get a Dental appointment

Call your local clinic to schedule an appointment. If we do not travel to your county you may call the Whitfield County clinic for an appointment.

 

What to bring with you

  • Current Medicaid Card
  • Any documents pertinent to guardianship of a child under 21 years old
  • A copy of previous dental records and x-rays, if new to the clinic
  • Information regarding any significant Medical Conditionstoothpaste
  • A current list of Medications
  • Identification or Driver's license for adults
  • Social Security number
  • Proof of income (i.e., recent pay stubs, bank statement or other document that shows current income)

 

How are services paid for?

  • Medicaid Insurance
  • Private Dental Insurance accepted
  • PeachCare
  • Private pay

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