Since 2019, Bertie County Schools has partnered with The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine to provide Bertie County students with dental services.
Program Goals: The goal of the Bertie County School-Based Oral Health Prevention Program is to provide convenient and cost-effective access to preventive dental care for all elementary and middle school aged children in Bertie County.
Program Date: Nov 2019 - Present
Services: Exams, preschool screenings, cleanings, xrays, fluoride, sealants
In-school services: Windsor Elementary, Colerain Elementary, West Bertie Elementary, Aulander Elementary, Bertie Middle
Appointments for all children (preschool-high school): Bertie Health Department
Cost: No out-of-pocket cost (All insurances filed)
Stats: Since Nov. 2019, 430 children from 2 years old to 19 years old in Bertie County have received services