Mobile Dental Unit that visits and treats children in Durham’s Public Elementary Schools.
|Contacts:||Tooth Ferry Hours|
|Coordinator: Yolandas Elias
-Monday – Thursday
• Children attending Durham’s Public Elementary School that Tooth Ferry visits (school assignments change each year).
Tooth Ferry Services
-Cleanings and Exams, with x-rays
-Sealants (to help prevent cavities)
-Fluoride applications (a varnish applied to child's teeth to prevent decay)
-Oral Health Education
Children without a dental home are seen on the Tooth Ferry with parental/guardian permission. New patients need to come to first appointment with completed forms.
Children that do not complete their treatment while the Tooth Ferry is visiting a school have the option to complete their care in the Dental Clinic.
Tooth Ferry accepts Medicaid and patients without insurance. For those who are uninsured, fees are based on a sliding scale according to income and family size.