The Chatham County Heath Department dental services program provides comprehensive dental care for children ages 0-17 with an emphasis on cavity prevention. Getting an early start on good dental hygiene is important. Children should see a dentist for the first time no later than one year of age. If you have a question about our services or want to schedule and appointment, please call our office directly at 912-691-6229.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Download fun activity sheets for your kids to help them learn about the importance of good dental hygiene:
Dental Activity Sheet (English)
Dental Activity Sheet (Spanish)
We provide the following services at our dental clinic located at 1395 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah:
Appointments for the Chatham County Health Department dental clinic can be scheduled:
Monday – Wednesday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
(closed 12 -1 p.m.)
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
(closed 12-1 p.m.)
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Reduced fees are available based on proof of income which should be presented at the first visit. We also accept Medicaid, Amerigroup, Peach State, WellCare, and CareSource.
Although health departments in the Coastal Health District do not provide routine dental care for adults, there are other possible treatment sites for those who are uninsured including Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health Care and J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care in Savannah; Diversity Health Center in Hinesville; and Coastal Community Health Services in Brunswick.
The Savannah Volunteer Dental Clinic serves children from ages 3-18. For more information on that program, please call 912-429-8368.
Got questions about your child’s dental health? Check out the MouthHealthy.org by the American Dental Association.
For after hours or weekend dental emergencies, please go to the hospital emergency room nearest you.