NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans LSU Health School of Dentistry and the Tooth Fairy brightened the smiles of some grade-schoolers on Friday (Feb. 3).

About 75 first graders from Dr. John Ochsner Kenner Discovery Academy School gathered at the Dentistry School for a day to learn about dental hygiene and receive cleanings.

Each child received a special session on dental how twos such as brushing, flossing, and the nutritional dos and don’ts on having a healthy smile.

The event served as part of the Give Kids A Smile Program that focuses on free oral health education, screenings, and preventative and restorative dental treatment for kids.

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