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FDOH Walton County Dental
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The Florida Department of Health in Walton County provides dental services to children and urgent dental care for our adult Community Health Center patients.
We recognize the need for children’s dental services. The goal of our dental clinic is to provide oral health services to the underserved population in Walton County with primary focus on children.
Our dental team consists of dentists, dental assistants, and other professionally trained staff.
Florida Department of Health in Walton County
362 State Highway 83
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
Call 850-892-8686 to make an appointment!
Monday – Thursday (closed on Friday)
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Services provided: cleanings, complete oral exams, fillings, sealants, extractions, X-rays, fluoride treatments, pulpotomy, stainless steel crowns and unilateral space maintainers.
Cleanings (prophylaxis) – removal of plaque and calculus from the teeth and beneath the gum line; includes scaling, polishing and oral hygiene instructions
X-rays – of the root (periapical), upper and lower jaw (panoramic), and back teeth (bitewing)
Sealants – a thin, plastic film painted on the chewing surfaces of permanent back teeth to prevent decay
Fluoride varnish treatment – concentrated form of fluoride applied to the smooth surfaces of teeth
Fillings (restorations) – a material is used to restore the function and integrity of a decaying or traumatized tooth
Extractions – removal of unrepairable teeth
Pulpotomy – surgical removal of part of the soft part inside the tooth containing blood vessels and nerves (dental pulp)
Stainless steel crowns – metal covers for decayed or damaged teeth
Fillings (sedative restorations) – fillings that soothe and protect a tooth until it is ready for final restoration
Unilateral space maintainers – attach to one side of a tooth and hold the space for a permanent tooth; used when a primary tooth is lost due to accident or decay