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Payment for dental treatment services are based on a sliding fee scale based upon ability to pay. Many health departments have a minimal administrative fee.

Public health dental services are provided to children who are enrolled in Medicaid and PeachCare programs, as well as to low-income patients on a sliding-fee scale (based on the patient’s ability to pay).

First priority for treatment is given to children who need emergency dental services because of pain or infection, and who are eligible for the Free and Reduced Meal Program (185% Federal Poverty Level).

Basic dental treatment services include:

  • Exams
  • Cleanings
  • Dental sealants
  • Fluoride varnish
  • Restorations:
    • Silver (amalgam) and tooth colored (composite) fillings
  • Stainless steel crowns
  • Endodontic treatments
    • Pulpotomy
    • Pulpectomy
    • Root canal therapy
  • Extractions

Public Health Clinic locations and hours depend on local and state resources available. Information about specific dental services, hours, and location of services can be obtained by visiting https://sendss.state.ga.us/sendss/!mch.coord_search