At I-Smile, we help connect Iowa's children with the dental services they need to grow up happy and healthy.
What is I-Smile?
The I-Smile program’s mission is to increase the number of children in
Children ages 0-21 and pregnant women
What services does I-Smile provide?
I-Smile can work with your family to provide the following services:
Help finding a dentist for your family
Fluoride varnish treatments
Nutritional and oral hygiene education
Dental prophies (cleanings)
Dental insurance and medical insurance information as well as presumptive eligibility (Hawk-i and Medicaid coverage to those that qualify)
Relief from barriers to receiving dental treatment (transportation information, cost, fear, etc)
Free dental supplies (toothbrushes, toothpaste, Xylitol gum, flossers)
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!
Who can I contact to find out more information about
I-Smile or schedule an appointment?
Melissa Woodhouse, RDH, I-Smile Coordinator
641-828-2238 ext 161
Counties served include: Appanoose, Clarke, Decatur, Jasper, Lucas, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Ringgold, and Wayne Counties. Call to find out when we are in your county and schedule an appointment to see us!
Marion County Public Health Department
2003 N. Lincoln
Knoxville, IA 50138
Phone: (641) 828-2238
Fax: (641) 842-3442