Fluoride varnish program - November 2017

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From November 13th to 17th  Dr. Michelle Henshaw, from the Boston University "Henry M. Goldman" School of Dental Medicine, came to visit the different CDIs participating in the fluoride varnish program. She trains the local teachers in applying fluoride varnish on the children's teeth.
 

Dr. Michelle Henshaw works together with the local teachers.

Dr. Michelle Henshaw applies fluoride varnish on one of the children's teeth.

One of the local teachers applies fluoride varnish under the supervision of Dr. Michelle Henshaw.

One of the local teachers applies varnish to one of the children's teeth.

Children waiting for their turn.

Omara Idalgo, interpreter, gives a sticker to one of the children after applying the varnish.

All the children receive a sticker as a reward.

Carmen Alicia Ruiz (right) from the Ministry of the Family accompanies Dr. Henshaw on her visits.

All the children receive a toothbrush and toothpaste.

Carmen Alicia Ruiz and Omara Idalgo count the toothbrushes and toothpastes for the children.