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Mobile Dental Unit

Welcome to Pender County Mobile Dental

Does your dentist have wheels?
Ours does!
The Mobile Dental Unit provides portable comprehensive dental services to Pender County Schools during school hours Pre-k – 8th grade.

2023-2024 Tentative School Schedule

** Schedule is subject to change**

We will be rolling into a school near you soon…
Burgaw Elementary & Head Start
Cape Fear Elementary & Middle
Malpass Corner Elementary & Head Start
North Topsail Elementary & Head Start
Penderlea School
Rocky Point Primary & Head Start
South Topsail Elementary
Surf City Elementary & Middle
Topsail Elementary & Topsail Middle
West Pender Middle


Services Offered by Mobile Dental Clinic

  • Review of medical & dental history.
  • Examination & Periodontal evaluation to check for gum & bone disease.
  • Visual exam for cavities.
  • Bite examination.
  • Detects gum erosion & pockets of bacteria.
  • Helps prevent decay.
  • Removes plaque buildup.
  • Thin plastic coatings applied to grooves on chewing surfaces of back teeth.
  • Play an important role in helping to prevent cavities.
  • Protect chewing surfaces from tooth decay by keeping germs & food particles out of grooves.
  • We offer the newest composite fillings to match tooth color.
  • Fluoride treatments are available on the mobile dental bus to make teeth strong and help protect from decay.
  • X-rays will be done to check for cavities and bone loss.

Pender County Health Department offers a Sliding Fee Scale Discount based on family size and income.  Please call 910-259-1230 for a Sliding Fee Scale Application.  No one will be denied services based on inability to pay.

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