Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions among children and teens, but research found nearly one in four children in Ohio have not had a preventative dental visit in the previous 12 months.
Sealants provided in schools can be an effective way to prevent tooth decay in children, and a new national report by the Sealant Work Group provides recommendations for school-based sealant programs. Join us today as we discuss this, body donor programs, and the latest in wellness news.
- Eva Harrison, Dental Sealant Program Manager, Columbus Public Health
- Ginny Black, licensed school nurse, Columbus City Schools
- Dr. David Katz, founder, Yale University's Prevention Research Center
- Eileen Kalmar, Assistant Professor Clinical, Director of Anatomical Services & Body Donor Program
- Kirk McHugh, Divisional Director and Professor, Ohio State University Department of Biomedical Education and Anatomy