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Dental Hygienist Makes Life-Saving Discovery for 9-Year-Old Girl

February 18, 2022
by WLWT


February is children’s dental health month. The importance of dental health awareness can serve as an early indicator of many possible illnesses.

That was the case for a 9-year-old student in Maine, who recently participated in a school oral screening program and was led to receive a crucial diagnosis.

Dental hygienist Sherry Laliberte conducts dental screenings at numerous Maine elementary schools through her work with the Maine CDC’s school oral program.

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