First graders practice proper brushing technique during a program at Brookside Elementary School May 13, 2010.
Called Project Smile, the public health program sponsored by County Health is designed to reinforce oral hygiene and care. “The program is unique and contagious,” said Brookside School Nurse Alice Habina, R.N. “Everyone goes home with a free toothbrush, toothpaste and dental floss to practice proper brushing at home” she said. Click here to see more photographs from our area. ( Joe Larese / The Journal News )