Dental staff offer prevention education to children 0-6 years of age and their caregivers in various community settings (e.g. Health Centres, Child Development Centres, Community Agencies, Friendship Centres, and schools). The Provincial Kindergarten School Surveys are performed once every 3 years. Dental Health Services offer presentations targeting Pregnancy Outreach groups, Early Years programs, preschools/daycares, and schools. The Lift the Lip dental program is offered at Health Centres for children ages 0-4 by appointment only. The program includes cavity risk assessments, dental screening, oral health education, and fluoride varnish application. Dental staff can be contacted for further inquires.

Resources

Lift the Lip Dental Program Brochure

Give your child a healthy smile for life!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a referral required?

 No referral is necessary but an appointment is required.

Are there eligibility restrictions?

  Yes, the Lift the Lip Dental Program is for children 0-4 years of age.

How to I get an appointment for the Lift the Lip?

What does dental staff do?

Cavity risk assessments, dental screening, oral health education, fluoride varnish application & Pregnant Mom and New Mom’s oral health education, screening relating to prenatal and newborn oral care.

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250-420-2200(main switchboard)
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250-851-7300(main switchboard)
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250-364-6200(main switchboard)
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250-505-7200(main switchboard)
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250-770-3434(main switchboard)
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250-833-4100(main switchboard)
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250-549-5700(main switchboard)
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540 Borland Street
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250-302-5000(main switchboard)
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250-469-7070(main switchboard)

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