Healthy smiles start here.

Kids’ cavity prevention event at Luzerne County Community College in Pennsylvania March 24 The Luzerne County Community College Dental Department and the Northeast Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene Association will hold a Kids’ Cavity Prevention Day on March 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at the college’s Benco Dental Clinic at The Francis S. and Mary Gill […]

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 […]