The Henrico Health Department Dental Clinic is currently closed.  Your dental care is important to us.  Please check back for updates.

 

Other Dental Care Resources

Other resources for dental care for low income children or adults in the Richmond, Virginia area:

 

Dental Care Information

American Dental Association (ADA) Consumer Information

 

Tips for Better Dental Health

  • Brush two times a day using toothpaste with fluoride.
  • Floss at least once a day.
  • Cut back on sugar. (sodas, juices & candy)
  • Choose healthy snacks, (fruits, vegetables, and popcorn)
  • Wear a mouth guard when playing sports.
  • Visit your dentist every 6 months for a check-up and cleaning.
  • Wipe your baby’s gums daily with a clean damp washcloth.
  • Bring your child for a check-up 6 months after the first baby tooth appears.  It is good to start brushing at this time.
  • Do not allow your infant to use the feeding bottle as a pacifier, unless it contains only water.