Garfield County – in partnership with Community Health Services Inc., provides preventive dental services from Aspen to Parachute.
Smiles for Seniors
This low-cost program provides adults aged 60 and over with oral evaluations, oral cancer screenings, therapeutic dental cleanings, fluoride varnishes, oral health education, and treatment referrals. The focus is to provide quality preventative care for seniors from Aspen to Parachute and to connect them with a dental home. Call 970-920-5420 for an appointment.
Prenatal & kids aged 0-6 dental hygiene clinics
Operating in various locations throughout the valley, licensed dental hygienists provide preventative oral health care to pregnant women and young children 0-6 years. No cost. Medicaid/CHP+ may be billed. Services include an oral evaluation (without X-rays), therapeutic dental cleaning, oral hygiene instruction, fluoride varnish, silver diamine fluoride, referral, and assistance finding a dental home. Call 970-920-5420 for an appointment.
Complete a virtual dental screening with a dental hygienist over your phone, tablet, or computer from the comfort of your own home. No cost. Medicaid/CHP+ may be billed. The provider will talk with you about any dental concerns you have, give brushing & flossing advice, discuss healthy foods, and how to prevent, stop, and fix cavities and gum disease. Call 970-920-5420 for an appointment.
Smiles for Students
A team of licensed dental hygienists visits Garfield County elementary and middle schools once per year. Students conveniently receive care in school during the school day. The schedule of schools varies from year to year. Check with your school to see when Smiles is coming. Services are provided at no cost to the school or families. Medicaid/CHP+ may be billed.
A licensed dental hygienist is available to travel to preschools and provide children with screenings, fluoride varnishes, treatment referrals and oral health education.