Dental services are provided by Western North Carolina Community Health Services at:
Minnie Jones Health Center
257 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
p. (828) 285-0622
The following services are provided by Eblen Charities:
Elementary School Dental Screening, Assessment, and Referral
Dental screenings are scheduled in conjunction with all Buncombe County and Asheville City elementary schools’ annual health fairs, which occur in the fall of each school year. Grades that currently screened are kindergarten, second grade, and selected fifth grade classes. Students determined to need immediate dental treatment are referred to their School Nurse who will assist parents in obtaining dental care for their child.
Second Grade Dental Sealant and Oral Health Education Program
The Children’s Dental Sealant program provides sealants and basic oral health education to 2nd grade students in targeted Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools. The program operates through strong community partnership with AB Tech, Eblen Kimmel Charities, and many community dentists and their dental staff.