Jackson County Health Department

Promoting Health, Preventing Illness, Protecting our Environment and Preparing for Emergencies

Bright Smiles Flouride Application

Bright Smiles from Birth is a flouride application program for children under the age of 3 years.  

Oral health assessments assist in identifying risk for early childhood caries and spotting early decay.  The purpose of applying flouride varnish is to retard, arrest, and reverse the process of cavity information.  

  • Parents recieve prevention information and resources.
  • Flouride varnish is applied 3 times per year.
  • Call 618-684-3143 ext 150 for more information
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 415 Health Department Road

Murphysboro, IL 62966

Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM





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