What is fluoride varnishing?
It is a temporary protective fluoride coating that is painted on the teeth to help prevent new cavities and to help stop cavities that have already started. It is a safe procedure and can be done on any child as soon as they have their first tooth. Procedure can be repeated every 3-4 months.
Dental Varnishing is offered during WIC appointments or by appointments with Sibley County.
This service is free for children receiving Child Care Assistance through Sibley County. If you have health care coverage from South Country Health Alliance, Prime West, MA or U-Care we will bill on your behalf. We do not accept private insurance however this service can still be provided to your child if choose to private pay. Private pay is $14.00 per application.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Sibley County Public Health and Human Services at 507-237-4000 ext. 7429, Jane Bruns