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Children's Dental Care

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  •  904-253-1230

    Mailing Address

    921 N. Davis St. 

    Bldg. A, Suite 251 

    Jacksonville, FL 32209 

Jacksonville, Florida 32209

Children's Dental Center at South Jacksonville
3225 University Boulevard South
Suite 200
Jacksonville, Florida 32216

Children's Dental Center at Westside
120 King Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32204

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Limited services provided from Noon-1:00.

Thank you for choosing The Florida Department of Health in Duval County Dental Program as your oral health care provider. The dental program promises to help your child achieve excellent oral health in an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Our program offers full dental services to children ages 3 to 20. We will see children between 1 and 3 on a case-by-case basis.

Eligibility Requirements: 

1. Medicaid children ages 1-20
2. Children 1-20 who have met eligibility screening requirements

No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay.

There is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available.

To schedule an eligibility appointment, please contact 904-253-1000.

Required Documents: 

1. Your child’s Social Security Card and Insurance or Medicaid Card

2. Your Driver’s License or other form of photo ID

3. If you are not the parent, you will need to bring proof of guardianship or custody

Dental Services Provided: 

Our children ages 1 and 2 are provided a dental examination and fluoride varnish treatment to prevent early childhood dental decay.

The parents of our 1 and 2 year olds receive in depth oral hygiene education on how to promote good oral health for their young children and how to prevent dental decay.

Children ages 3 – 20 are provided the following services:

  • Dental Examination
  • Prophylaxis (Cleanings)
  • Oral hygiene Instructions
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Dental Sealants
  • Dental x-rays
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Referrals as needed

Emergency dental services are available for patients. If you have had a dental exam within the past 12 months and have a dental emergency, please call us at 904-253-1230 for an appointment.

We do not provide oral surgery or extraction of wisdom teeth.

We do not offer root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures, or orthodontics.

Available Appointments: 

The Dental Program provides services by appointment only. Our staff will try their best to schedule your appointment as soon as possible. We will give you the next available appointment when you contact our office or at the end of your visit. For your convenience, you may make appointment for up to 2 family members per day.

Broken Appointments: 

Please make every effort to arrive at your appointment on time. If you are unable to keep an appointment, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance so we may offer this appointment to another patient. Repeated no-shows may result in dismissal from the dental program.

Treatment Room Protocol: 

We ask that parents remain in the waiting room while their child is receiving treatment. We understand your child may be worried about his/her dental appointment. Please trust us to do our best to alleviate their fears. We appreciate your cooperation with this policy.