Students at Cookie Corner Childcare Center in West Wyoming learn about dental health


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Students in Toni Tabone’s morning Pre-K class participated in a Dental Health Program with representatives from Volunteers in Medicine. In photo, form left, first row, Abigail Augustine, Ava Kuharchik, Mason Reap, Allie Stambaugh, Giada De Primo, Mackenzie Farrell, C.J. Stevenson, Jared Kolody, Adyson Mack, Brooke Podminick, Jacob Conway. Second row, Tyler Chaump, Christopher Mercavitch, Bryce Wenzel, Abigail Moyer, Aubrey Smith, Sue Pastrana, Darcie Schaffer, Sophie Facciponti, Haley Karboski, Jack Sitkowski, Sam Fredmonski and Luca Steinberger.


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WEST WYOMING — Students attending nursery school and day care classes at the Cookie Corner Childcare Center participated in a Dental Health Program instructed by dental hygienist Gina Baldassari.

Students learned the proper methods of brushing teeth using a molded set, good times to brush, foods that are good for teeth and sugary foods and drinks to avoid.

Toothbrushes and toothpaste were provided at the conclusion of the program.

Darcie Schaffer and Sara Pastrana, representatives from Volunteers in Medicine, a clinic which provides free medical and dental for working families in Luzerne County, also presented a dental health program to both pre-k and nursery school and day care children.

Students in Toni Tabone’s morning Pre-K class participated in a Dental Health Program with representatives from Volunteers in Medicine. In photo, form left, first row, Abigail Augustine, Ava Kuharchik, Mason Reap, Allie Stambaugh, Giada De Primo, Mackenzie Farrell, C.J. Stevenson, Jared Kolody, Adyson Mack, Brooke Podminick, Jacob Conway. Second row, Tyler Chaump, Christopher Mercavitch, Bryce Wenzel, Abigail Moyer, Aubrey Smith, Sue Pastrana, Darcie Schaffer, Sophie Facciponti, Haley Karboski, Jack Sitkowski, Sam Fredmonski and Luca Steinberger.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_Cookie-Corner-Dental.jpgStudents in Toni Tabone’s morning Pre-K class participated in a Dental Health Program with representatives from Volunteers in Medicine. In photo, form left, first row, Abigail Augustine, Ava Kuharchik, Mason Reap, Allie Stambaugh, Giada De Primo, Mackenzie Farrell, C.J. Stevenson, Jared Kolody, Adyson Mack, Brooke Podminick, Jacob Conway. Second row, Tyler Chaump, Christopher Mercavitch, Bryce Wenzel, Abigail Moyer, Aubrey Smith, Sue Pastrana, Darcie Schaffer, Sophie Facciponti, Haley Karboski, Jack Sitkowski, Sam Fredmonski and Luca Steinberger. Submitted photo

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Information provided by the Cookie Corner Childcare Center.

Information provided by the Cookie Corner Childcare Center.

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