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!

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

Statistics 

For 2018-19:

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

For 2017-18:

  • 6,537 children screened
  • 4,449 children received sealants
  • 16,771 teeth sealed