Initiative Brings Brushing Teeth to School
Dentist Jenny Citrin came up with a novel approach towards reducing the high rate of cavities and other dental problems among preschoolers in her area – bringing teeth brushing to school. Her project in Landmark’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program involves working with Brayton Elementary School in Northwestern Massachusetts, where administrators agreed to two minutes of brushing each day in the school. Privately funded, the project provides toothbrush and toothbaste, and app based catchy music that counts down the two minutes.
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