Brandon Zimmer, dental hygienist, said he enjoys meeting with the youngsters and hopes a little flossing and brushing help now might keep these youngsters out of his exam chair when they are adults. “I usually see adult Soldiers all day, Cosmetic Dental Work so this is fun. If we teach them now, we can prevent them from needed expensive dental work, dentures and possibly braces in the future,” Zimmer said. “I like interacting with these kids. They have really bright minds and are very enthusiastic.” One of the preschool students Zimmer talked to at the Child Development Center was 5-year-old, Madeline.
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Tap water is important as well because most places are containing fluoride, which as we all know, helps to fight cavities. You know, if theyre playing sports, wanting them to wear a mouth guard, those types of things.
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The app is also set for a 21-day cycle, to help establish good habits.
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