Entrance Requirements:

Regular dental examinations are recommended for all persons. Good oral health helps with good overall health.  You are strongly urged to have your child's teeth checked every six (6) months. A record of your child's dental examination should be on file in his/her school health records. When you register your child, you will be given a form for your dentist to complete. Please return the completed form to your school nurse.

Dental form


Carroll County Health Department's Pediatric Dental Clinic accepts clients enrolled in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program up to the age 18 and Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program (MCHP). MCHP coverage includes Priority Partners, MD Physicians Care, Helix, United and Americaid. For routine dental care the child may need to be placed on a waiting list.

The Clinic is open Monday - Thursday. The Clinic is closed on Federal Holidays.

To reach the Carroll County Health Department's Pediatric Dental Clinic for an appointment call (410) 876-4918.

In the case of a Dental Emergency call (410) 876-4918. If no answer, call (410) 876-4852.


It has been proven that use of fluoride is the most cost effective public health measure to prevent dental disease.

Fluoride solution is administered once a week at all participating schools.The following schools participate in a voluntary fluoride rinse program:

Ebb Valley Elementary
Elmer Wolfe Elementary
Hampstead Elementary
Manchester Elementary
Mechanicsville Elementary
North Carroll Middle
Northwest Middle
Runnymede Elementary
Sandymount Elementary
Spring Garden Elementary
Shiloh Middle
Taneytown Elementary
Winfield Elementary


If you have questions regarding the fluoride program in your school, or you would like to volunteer to assist with this program, contact your school nurse.