School-Based Dental Screening Program

St. Thomas, Elgin, and Oxford County

Southwestern Public Health works to promote the dental and oral health of the community as a whole through dental health campaigns, media campaigns, community events and school events.

In St. Thomas, Elgin, and Oxford County, public health dental hygienists screen more than 8,000 school children between kindergarten and grade eight every year for cavities or other oral health issues.

Developed by the Middlesex-London Health Unit and adapted with permission.


Last Updated: November 6, 2019
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