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The wife of an Ohio State University-educated dentist recently passed away, leaving an impressive gift to help promote dental education.
According to Columbus Business First, Dr Richard Veler graduated from the school in 1946 and after his wife's recent passing, a portion of their estate was given to the school.
Approximately $3 million in scholarship funds for aspiring dentists were donated to the school, intended for those who prove their "merit, need and outstanding moral character," the news provider reveals.
Dental students everywhere learn the ins and outs of dentistry and sometimes open their own offices after graduation.
While there are no reports of a shortage of dental professionals, many are concerned that Americans are not making trips to the dentist as frequently as they should.
The Center for Disease Control reveals that around 51 million school hours are lost every year as children are forced to stay home or have emergency care for dental problems.
Cavities and tooth decay attack children, the American Dental Association explains, because the sticky bacteria in plaque create acid that begins to damage tooth enamel, even at a young age.
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