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Oral Health Assessment

Information related to Education Code Section 49452.8, which requires public school students to have an oral health assessment no later than May 31 of their first year of school enrollment.

Oral Health Assessment funding is included as part of the Local Control Funding Formula.

Oral Health Assessment District Reporting
California Education Code Section 49452.8 External link opens in new window or tab. states that all school districts shall submit a report each year to the county office of education of the county in which the school district is located.

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Kindergarten Oral Health Requirement External link opens in new window or tab.

Sample Notification and Assessment/Waiver Forms

Oral Health Notification Letter (DOC; Revised 18-Nov-2015)
Available Translations of the Oral Health Notification Letter
The Oral Health Notification Letter is used to notify parents and guardians of the required oral health assessment.

Oral Health Assessment/Waiver Request Form (DOC; Revised 10-Mar-2008)
Available Translations of the Oral Health Assessment/Waiver Request Form
The Oral Health Assessment/Waiver Request Form accompanies the Oral Health Notification letter.

Oral Health Assessment - CalEdFacts
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Questions:   Coordinated School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0914
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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