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Published in This Week on February 04, 2013

SOD, dental hygienists help give kids smiles

Galloway Elementary student Lefore Press shows off his winning smile after having his teeth cleaned and sealed by dental hygiene students, from left, Afton Riles and Caitlin Penzien, during the annual Give Kids a Smile Day event Feb. 1 at the School of Dentistry.
More than 1,000 students from Dawson, Galloway and Walton Elementary Schools in Jackson received free dental screenings and care from students and faculty from the School of Dentistry and the School of Health Related Profession's Dental Hygiene Program, along with physical therapy and occupational therapy students and community supporters.
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