Professor offers reminder for our nation

In her Letter to the Editor aligned with National Children’s Dental Health Month, Julie Cleary, a professor of Dental Health Programs at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania offered reminders of the responsibility we all share: oral health care of children. She recalls 12-year-old Deamonte Driver, a Maryland boy whose untreated cavity led to a fatal brain infection in […]

So happy they could spit.

CAPTION: Luzerne County Community College dental hygiene students in Pennsylvania recently took first place – and a mounted cuspidor trophy – at the first annual Benco Board Bowl. Shown above, first row, from left, are: Erica Beaver, Berwick; Stephanie Kimble, Charleston, Va.; Kaitlyn Raup, Danville, and Marcy Bronsburg, Wilkes-Barre. Second row: Holly Dottle, Carbondale; Ariel Allen, Kingston; […]