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First timers

March 19, 2018
Photo of kids at GKAS event
First timers: Students and children celebrate during the Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College and the Ninth District Dental Association's Feb. 16 Give Kids A Smile event. It was the first time the college has held a GKAS event, and more than 40 preschool and elementary students from the Westchester Country, N.Y.-area received free dental screenings, fluoride treatments and cleanings. The children also received oral health tips from Touro students. Dr. Bhagwati J. Mistry; Sherlita Amler, M.D., commissioner of Heath for Westchester County; Kevin Byrne, assemblyman for the N.Y. 94th District; Dr. Bert Goldfinger, director of clinics at Touro; New York State Sen. David Carlucci; and representatives for New York State Sen. Terrence Murphy also attended the dental school's first Give Kids A Smile event.