Students from the colleges two-year Dental Hygiene program assisted dental hygienists and dentists including four pediatric dentists, two general dentists and an orthodontist as they treated the children. This years event saw some 50 children, from toddlers to 12-year-olds. Some of these kids are coming to the dentist for the very first time, Tobin said, adding that the volunteers try to make the visit as enjoyable as possible. One of the students was dressed as the Tooth Fairy, floating around and putting smiles on the kids faces.
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Like govt paying restaurant to serve you meal that govt is paying you to eat. Not the only fishy thing in bill. Catfish inspection has been moved from the Food and Drug Administration into a new $20 million office at Department of Agriculture. A sop to lawmakers who represent congressional districts consisting entirely of catfish ponds. They claim FDA did not have proper resources to inspect imported catfish. Bad news is that foreign fishermen will have to bring each catfish to Washington for inspection. Good news is that $20 million DoA catfish office has comfy chairs and recent issues of catfish newsletters and magazines.
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According to the general dentistry AAPD, parents should avoid giving juices and sugary drinks in sippy cups and instead, only give water. This prevents kids from sipping on sugared drinks for long periods of time. Encourage toddlers and preschoolers to eat healthy foods and snacks by making meal times fun and enjoyable. A healthy diet leads to healthy teeth. Baby teeth must be brushed twice daily with a toothbrush and paste appropriate for a childs age.
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