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Kids Community Dental Clinic Takes Care Of McKinley Students During February

Yuka Aoki, a Dental Hygienist in training, spends time helping Emily Quintana (Photo By Ross A. Benson)

Every Tuesday morning in February 2011, over 400 McKinley Elementary School children will receive free dental services including oral hygiene education, flossing practice, brushing instruction, nutrition discussions, free dental screenings, free fluoride treatments, and certificates to return with parents for sealants to protect teeth.  McKinley Elementary School, a Title I school, will send students next door to the Kids’ Community Dental Clinic, for “a walking field trip” to learn how to have a clean mouth and a healthy smile as part of national Give Kids A Smile® day during National Children’s Dental Health Month.  On February 1, Mayor Anja Reinke proclaimed February 2011 as National Children’s Dental Health Month encouraging citizens of Burbank to take their children to the dentist on a regular basis to prevent dental disease.

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