About I-Smile

I-Smile connects children and pregnant women living in Iowa with dental, medical, and community resources for a lifetime of health and wellness. HACAP provides these services in conjunction with Johnson County Public Health. For more informaiton, please visit Iowa Health and Human Services.

I-Smile Dental Home Initiative

The purpose of the program is to ensure children have a dental home. Our dental staff aids families in finding a dental provider. The program serves children from 0 to 21 years of age, and pregnant women. Services provided to WIC clients, Head Start children, and at community events. Examinations by a registered dental hygienist may include:

  • Dental screening
  • Oral hygiene instruction
  • Fluoride varnish application
  • Referral to local dentists for treatment
  • Gap filling preventive dental treatment
  • Dental care coordination

I-Smile @ School

I-Smile @ School is a sealant-based program that HACAP dental staff offers to schools with a 40% or greater free and reduced lunch rate. For the 2024-2025 school year we will be serving:

Linn County
  • Arthur Elementary School
  • Cedar Rapids Virtual Academy Elementary
  • Cleveland Elementary School
  • Erskine Elementary School
  • Garfield Elementary School
  • Harrison Elementary School
  • Hiawatha Elementary School
  • Hoover Elementary School
  • Johnson STEAM Academy
  • Kenwood Leadership Academy
  • Madison Elementary School
  • Nixon Elementary School
  • Van Buren Elementary School
  • West Willow Elementary School
  • Wright Elementary School
  • Linn Grove Elementary School
  • Wilkins Elementary School
  • Francis Marion Intermediate School
  • Longfellow Elementary School
  • Starry Elementary School

Benton County

  • Longfellow Elementary School
  • Shellsburg Elementary School
  • Tilford Elementary School

Jones County

  • Strawberry Hill Elementary School
  • Midland Elementary School
  • Olin Elementary School

During services Registered Dental Hygienists will provide screenings, oral hygiene instruction, dental nutritional education, fluoride & sealants, to students at no charge to them or their families.

Dental Care Coordination

HACAP’s oral health staff assists families in obtaining a dental provider. Please call 319-329-5970 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Services provided include:

  • Determination of barriers to dental care
  • Referral to a dentist
  • Review of family financial resources
  • Assistance in applying for Medicaid, Hawk-i, Title X and Title V programs
  • Follow-up with families to ensure dental visits are kept

To schedule a dental appointment:

HACAP Oral Health Team
Call (319) 329-5970 
Email: hacapdental@hacap.org


Oral Health Coordinator - Rebecca Hackett-Leas, RDH
Call: (319) 688-5906
Email: rhackett@johnsoncountyiowa.gov

Fluoridated Water

For more information about the benefits of fluoridation in water check out this short video! 

Contact Us

HACAP Oral Health Team
Email: hacapdental@hacap.org
Phone: (319) 329-5970 

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