Required upon original entry kindergarten or first grade, 3rd, and 7th grades. Parents are advised to have these examinations done by their family dentist because he/she is familiar with the child’s past dental history and is prepared to provide any necessary treatment. Examinations done by a family dentist within one year prior to entry into the grade where an examination is required and recorded on a state form (Forms are available through the health room or by downloading the Dental Exam Form are acceptable by state requirements.
Note: When a dental examination is not completed by the student’s family dentist, a school dentist will complete an abbreviated examination after permission has been obtained from the parent. The health suite will inform each parent when the examination is scheduled. The parent is invited to be present during the examination. Private dental examination forms are to be returned to the health suite by October 1st of the required school year.