– About30 kids have brand new smiles after dental students from Pearl River Community College spent the morning teaching them about dental hygiene. It’s a part of the “Give Kids a Smile” initiative. Dozens of children who are a part of the Salvation Army’s Boys and Girls club stopped by PRCC’s dental hygiene office Friday. Student volunteers cleaned their teeth and gave them hygiene tips. Local dentists involved in the program says it’s important to teach kids early about oral care. Most Popular VideosMost Popular Videos More>> Updated: Wednesday, February 5 2014 4:39 PM EST2014-02-05 21:39:49 GMT COLUMBIA — An elderly woman dies in a car crash, while her husband remains in critical condition. Franklin Echols, 71, of Foxworth and his wife Betress Echols, 68, were traveling northbound on Highway COLUMBIA — An elderly woman dies in a car crash, while her husband remains in critical condition.
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Local dentists gave free dental education, awareness and tips to families and children at El Paso Children’s Hospital on Saturday. This event is part of the American Dental Association’s program. Dentists said there are steps you can take to ensure healthy dental hygiene.
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