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Dental program targets eastern Oregon schools with free services and oral health education

Fifth-grader Makiaha Daniel shows third-graders at Nyssa Elementary what happens if you don’t brush your teeth as part of Healthy, Happy Smiles, a grant-funded program that brings free dental services to eastern Oregon schools. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

NYSSA – To a chorus of “eeewww,” fifth-grader Makiaha Daniel showed classmates at Nyssa Elementary School what can happen when you don’t brush your teeth.

Daniel’s prop: a book brought by Meghan Chancey, coordinator for Healthy, Happy Smiles, a school-based oral health program targeting eastern Oregon.

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