Oral health:
Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile

Overview

According to Oral Health America, approximately 75 percent of teeth sealed remain cavity free, compared to less than a third of teeth without sealants. The Alliance administers mini grants for school-based and school-linked dental sealant programs. During the 2014-15 school year, more than 25,000 Wisconsin children in 850 schools received sealants.

Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile request for proposals 2016-17

Seal-A-Smile documents

Seal-A-Smile tools and resources

DentaSeal

DentaSeal is a Web-based dental sealant registry used by Wisconsin school-based sealant programs. DentaSeal was developed by Marshfield Clinic Research Institute in partnership with Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Funding was provided by Delta Dental of Wisconsin. For questions and information about DentaSeal or to report an error, please email dhssealasmile@wisconsin.gov.

DentaSeal tools and resources

DentaSeal training webinars

     
        Program Administrators

        Local users

Seal-A-Smile funding

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Oral Health Program (OHP) has received funding from state general purpose revenue (GPR) and Delta Dental of Wisconsin to support the Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile (SAS) program. The Alliance is contracted by DHS to administer the SAS program. The Alliance and OHP work collaboratively to manage the entire program. Funding is awarded annually in July and request for proposals are released in April. Funding for the 2014-15 school year is still available.

For more information about our oral health initiatives, please contact Matt Crespin at (414) 337-4562.

Did you know...

Sealing one tooth can save up to $2,500 in unnecessary dental treatment costs.