- Laurie Leonard
SEAL RI! is a Department of Health program that partners with Rhode Island community organizations to provide free high quality oral health services to children while they are at school.
The program provides dental sealants and other preventive services to children across the state. Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are applied to the surfaces of a child’s back teeth to prevent or reduce tooth decay. Preventing tooth decay early also prevents potential tooth pain and/or missed school in the future and saves money on treatment for your children down the road.
SEAL RI! eligible schools must:
School-based dental sealant programs are coordinated in select schools across Rhode Island by five community dental providers. Participating schools will provide parents with information about their school-based dental sealant programs at the beginning of each school year. more
The RI Department of Health supports this program to help all children have access to oral health services and prevent disease. Learn more about the SEAL RI! story.