Fluoride varnish program - May 2017

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Every three months Dr. Michelle Henshaw from the Boston University "Henry M. Goldman" School of Dental Medicine visits various preschools in Estelí to apply fluoride varnish on children's teeth and to train local teachers in applying the fluoride varnish.

Dr. Michelle Henshaw with a child.

A teacher of the local preschool applies fluoride varnish.

A teacher of the local preschool applies fluoride varnish.

Omara Hidalgo - interpreter - with one of the children.

Blanca Arroliga from the Ministry of the family accompanies Dr. Henshaw on her visits.

The children receive a toothbrush and toothpaste.