LCCC DENTAL DEPARTMENT

LCCC DENTAL DEPARTMENT HOLDS KIDS’ CAVITY PREVENTION DAY-The Luzerne County Community College Dental Department and the Northeast Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene Association (NPDHA) recently held a Kids’ Cavity Prevention Day at the College’s Benco Dental Clinic at the LCCC Health Sciences Center. The program was for children ages three to sixteen, and included free dental exams, free cavity varnish to strengthen enamel and help prevent tooth decay, free pit and fissure sealants and dental x-rays (when indicated), free oral hygiene instruction, and a free toothbrush. Table clinics displayed dental health information for parents and children. Shown are, front from left: Renae Novitski, Marcy Bronsburg, Stephanie Kimble, Lauren Castelli, Erica Beaver, and Kaitlyn Raup. Row two: Lloyd H. Mordan, Carmine Maddon, Ashley Bieber, Stephanie Rodzinak, Holly Dottle, Ariel Allen, and Jarrod Swingle. Back: Julie Cleary, dental health, NPDHA and associate professor, dental hygiene, LCCC; Maureen Savner, Mountain Top, associate professor, dental hygiene, LCCC; Amy Gulla, Jennifer Jones, Lisa Robins, Cathryn Brown, director, dental health, LCCC; Dr. Deborah Vilegi Peters, Mountain Top, dean, nursing and health sciences, LCCC; and Barbara Montante, associate professor, dental hygiene, LCCC.