Information for Parents

Cavity Free AZ Sealant Program logoParents, give your children a reason to smile, dental sealants are provided free at your child's school!

The school-based Cavity Free AZ Sealant Program is a public health service provided by the Arizona Department of Health Services in partnership with Maricopa County Department of Public Health's Office of Oral Health.

Before Sealant:

Tooth Before Sealant

Food and bacteria become trapped in grooves and pits.

After Sealant:

Tooth Before Sealant

Grooves and pits are sealed and protected from food and bacteria.

Importance of School Oral Health Programs

  • Tooth Decay is the most common chronic childhood disease
  • 5 times more common than asthma
  • 7 times more common than hay fever
  • 52 million school hours missed annually because of oral problems

Reference Materials

Help Keep Your Child's Teeth Healthy!

Select one of the buttons below to access and fill out our Consent Form if you would like your child to participate: 

Consent Form (English)

Forma de Consentimiento (Español)

If you have any questions, please contact the program coordinator at 602-506-6946.

Our Numbers 

In 2019-20:

  • 5,635 children screened
  • 3,913 children received sealants
  • 13,877 teeth sealed

In 2018-19:

  • 7,066 children screened
  • 4,788 children received sealants
  • 17,315 teeth sealed