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W-M kids learn importance of dental hygiene

 

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

CRYSTAL SUZIK, from the Great Start Collaborative, instructs Wakefield-Marenisco first grade students on the importance of health care on Wednesday. The collaborative received a grant and purchased 1,000 tooth brushes to give away to area first through fifth grade students.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - Crystal Suzik, from the Great Start Collaborative, visited the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School Wednesday to discuss dental care with grade school kids. February is "Dental Care Month," according to Suzik, and the collaborative received a grant and purchased 1,000 toothbrushes - of which she only has about 100 left.

"When you smile big, you smile big because you are happy," said Suzik to the assembled first grade children. Suzik implored the kids to, "Take good care of their teeth and do the extra steps necessary to keep their teeth he...



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