I-Smile™ is a statewide program that helps kids get dental care.
Some of the things that I-Smile does within communities include:
- Providing dental screenings and applying fluoride for children at WIC clinics, Head Start centers, preschools, child care sites, and in schools.
- Helping coordinate dental appointments by letting parents know what dentists will see them, helping find payment sources for dental care, and setting up transportation.
- Promoting the importance of oral health by participating in community events, such as library reading hours, health fairs, and county fairs.
What is I-Smile™?
The I-Smile™ program’s mission is to increase the number of children in Iowa with a dental home.
Children ages 0–21 and pregnant women.
When should I find a dentist for my child?
By age one.
When should I find a dentist if I am pregnant?
As soon as you can. A healthy mouth is essential for a healthy pregnancy!
Check out the I-Smile™ Program
Who can I contact to find out more information about I-Smile™ or to schedule an appointment?
Melissa Woodhouse, RDH, I-Smile™ Coordinator
641-828-2238 ext 161