Find the Best Plan in Your Area
Find The Right Dentist For You
Dental health is important for everyone, but especially children. According to the American Dental Association, baby teeth are as important as adult ones, and they serve the added purpose of helping children learn how to chew and speak properly. Recently, The Daily Aztec, a San Diego State University (SDSU) news source published an article discussing how students are reaching out to refugee children in the area to teach them about dental health.
San Diego is home to the second largest refugee community in the country. According to the information provider many of these children refugee families from the Middle East. The students are part of a group called Health and Dental Outreach that works to ensure these kids know about dental health.
"We want to start early to prevent any danger to their dental health," said Health and Dental Outreach member, Claudia Hammi, quoted by the news source. "We often give presentations to kids that have absolutely no knowledge of the basics."
Many of the volunteers speak Arabic, which helps them reach the children. The group was awarded the SDSU President’s Leadership Fund, worth $15,000, which was used to buy books and toothbrushes.
For more information on discount dental plans, call 1-888-632-5353
© 2012 Brafton Inc.
The materials and articles published on DentalPlans.com are for informational purposes only. Although DentalPlans.com strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. DentalPlans.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and DentalPlans.com makes no commitment to update the information on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on DentalPlans.com. Decisions based on information contained on DentalPlans.com are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold DentalPlans.com and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.
Nothing on DentalPlans.com constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. DentalPlans.com assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to DentalPlans.com with or without DentalPlans.com’s knowledge.