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Minnehaha students learn to brush and floss like a boss

Tooth fairies watch the Just Kids Dental presentation from the front of the room. The helpers, also Minnehaha students, handed out toothbrushes and floss to teachers after the presentation, which were then distributed to the kids. 1 / 3
Emma Junger, Kaitlyn Almquist and Amanda Johnson, dental hygiene students at Lake Superior College, show Minnehaha students how to brush. Photo by LaReesa Sandretsky.2 / 3
Minnehaha students eagerly raise their hands to answer a question during the Just Kids Dental presentation last Thursday. Photos by LaReesa Sandretsky.3 / 3

Just Kids Dental made a hometown stop last week, heading to Minnehaha Elementary to teach the kids about oral hygiene.

Laura Jackson, program director for Just Kids Dental, was joined by dental hygiene students Amanda Johnson, Emma Junger and Kaitlyn Almquist, for an entertaining and educational presentation about oral hygiene. The Two Harbors-based nonprofit gives presentations throughout the Arrowhead region and teaches kids how to keep their smiles bright and healthy. They also provide a number of other services for kids, including free teeth cleaning and help setting up regular dental appointments.

LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native who began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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