Community Lens: Dental program helps pre-K kids

The Renaissance Family Foundation, an affiliate of Renaissance Dental, will bring Brush!, a literacy-based oral health education program, to Head Start programs in more than 40 Georgia counties through a $35,000 grant. Created in partnership with the McMillen Center for Health Education, the 52-week program is aimed at improving the oral health and school readiness of , more than 4,000 preschool-aged children entering kindergarten. Additionally, the program has a strong parent education component that includes a monthly newsletter in both Spanish and English and a text messaging program.

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