Marias Healthcare Services Inc. is proudly providing vision and dental health screenings in Shelby, MT schools for the 2023-24 year. The screening will involve a visual inspection only. There will be no X-rays or films taken.
After the screening, your child will receive a form that will indicate one of the following:
Preliminary vision and dental health screenings can give your child an advantage. By detecting potential problems early, you can prevent costly and sometimes painful problems from developing. Additionally, many visual health problems can affect your child's ability to learn, holding them back academically.
However, we recognize every parent's right to refuse this screening. If you don't want your child to be screened, please inform their teacher beforehand.
In partnership with the Shelby, MT school district, Marias Healthcare Services Inc. offers free dental screenings for students with parental consent. The screenings can help you get a better idea ofbetter understand your child's overall oral health. They can also help you determine if your child needs emergency dental care within the next 24 hours or minor dental care within several weeks.
Your child's health and happiness are strongly influenced by their Oral health can influence your child's health and happiness.. Tooth decay, for example, can make it harder for your child to: