Dental Overview

All Illinois children in kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grade or entering an Illinois school for the first time are required to have a dental examination.

  • Examinations must be performed by a licensed dentist, and the state dental form must be signed and dated by the dentist.
  • Each child is required to present proof of examination by May 15 of the school year.
  • School dental examinations must have been completed within the 18 months prior to the May 15 deadline.
Click on the links below to download the necessary dental forms.