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Howard dental school celebrates GKAS

March 09, 2020
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Volunteer time: Howard University College of Dentistry fourth-year students gather during the school’s Give Kids A Smile event. From left are Jowhar Brown, Bach Nguyen, Coralie Ciceron, John Bushrod, Urvi Kulkarni, Robbie Herman, Kristina Fabi, Viktoryia Lenish, Oyindamola Oluseye and Iria Ondo.
Washington — The Howard University College of Dentistry treated 35 students from Raymond Elementary School at a Feb. 7 Give Kids A Smile event in Washington. During the event, the dental school’s third- and fourth-year students, and pediatric and orthodontic residents performed cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, extractions, restorative treatments and orthodontic consults. The event was organized by Dr. LaToya Barham, a pediatric dentist and the school's clinic coordinator, and sponsored by the Howard student chapter of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and Dr. George Thomas.
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Counting teeth: Howard students Kristina Fabi, right, and Ariel Banks perform an exam on a patient during GKAS. All students were supervised by a dentist.