Sunday, July 29, 2007

Free dental work frees smiles - News -

Free dental work frees smiles - News -

Vail, Colorado, is fluoridated:

"Daisy Alarcon was undergoing several painful drilling procedures that would make most adults cringe, but the six-year-old remained the model patient.

'Open wide like a tiger!' said dental assistant Kirsten Hoffman.

Daisy, of Edwards, needs seven pulpotomies, or root canals, and this may be her only chance to get the procedure done without charge."

"A recent county health assessment showed a great need for dental services, especially for children, public health nurse Bethany Van Wyk said."