All dental services are provided by the Baylor College of Dentistry – Dept. of Public Health Sciences.
Each resident is screened within 10 days of admittance to the Detention Center. Screening involves a health history, oral exam, and dental exam. Other services offered are:
- Addressing each resident’s dental pain issue and treat appropriately
- Refering residents to Parkland Oral and Maxillofacial Clinic for dental surgical needs
- Performing dental cleanings and applying sealants when dental hygiene students are present
- Performing operative (fillings) dental treatment, when time permits