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517 Court Street, Room 105, Neillsville, WI 54456  |  Phone: (715) 743-5105  |  Fax: (715) 743-5115

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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The Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile (SAS) program is a statewide sealant program that offers grants to local school-based programs targeting underserved children. This program is funded by Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile, a collaborative program of Children’s Health Alliance of WI and the WI Department of Health Services (DHS).

A dental provider (registered dental hygienist) goes into schools and provides a dental screening/exam (without x-rays) to assess if sealants are needed, applies sealants (when appropriate), and provides a dental cleaning and fluoride varnish treatment(s). A follow-up letter is sent home to describe what was completed and recommendations for future needs. Case management is provided for students who have significant decay and urgent follow-up needs. All procedures follow recommendations from the American Dental Association and CDC’s recommendations for school-based dental sealant programs.

The mission of the SAS program is to prevent dental decay and promote oral health as part of a child’s total health by increasing the number of dental sealants on their teeth through community-based sealant promotion initiatives.

 

The SAS program has three primary goals:

1. Sealant Placement: To have annual community-based sealant promotion initiatives in every Wisconsin county (all children are eligible to receive sealants).

 

2. Sealant Education: Provide education and information about sealants and oral health.

 

3. Partnerships: Strengthen state and local partnerships between dental providers, educational institutions, and youth health advocates to improve the oral health of children in Wisconsin.

For more information please visit Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin or

send an email to sealasmile@co.clark.wi.us 

To report a public health emergency or communicable disease after hours, please contact Clark County Dispatch at (715) 743-3157.

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