Dental students Kevin Yu and Kiran Napa check out Kenzlie Binks' teeth as Kenzlie's mom, Kim, and brother, Taysen, look on at Roseman University in South Jordan on Tuesday. The dental students provided free back-to-school dental exams for children and teens entering grades K-12 during its second annual Back to School Brush-Up event. Those who came in for a checkup and cleaning got a voucher to return to the Roseman clinic for a free comprehensive exam, free X-rays and up to $50 in additional care. According to the National Children's Oral Health Foundation, tooth pain and other oral health problems account for about 51 million hours of missed school every year, and it is estimated that as many as 17 million children suffer from untreated tooth decay, making it the single most common chronic childhood disease in the U.S.
Photos: Brushing up before hitting the books
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