BRADENTON, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2020) — Representatives of the LECOM Dental Offices are encouraging parents to teach their children best practices for dental care and will be offering a series of interactive online events to spread their educational message to families.
During these Virtual Pediatric Dental Health Education Programs, students from the LECOM School of Dental Medicine will discuss how routine cleanings and exams are necessary to make sure children’s teeth stay healthy throughout childhood. LECOM students will also emphasize that teaching children how to care for their mouths and their teeth will help them have nice smiles and fewer cavities.
Parents and their children are invited to attend these free, public events. The first Virtual Pediatric Dental Health Education Program will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 21. Additional sessions will be offered at 1 p.m. on Nov. 28, Dec. 26, Jan. 30 and Feb. 27. Pre-registration is required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 941-405-1611.
The LECOM Dental Offices are a community outreach service of the LECOM School of Dental Medicine and are located at 4800 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton. For more information or to make an appointment, call 941-405-1600.
Founded in 1992, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has grown to become the largest medical school in the country. Enrollment in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Dental Medicine, School of Health Services Administration and School of Graduate Studies has surpassed 4,400 students at campuses in Erie and Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Bradenton, Florida, and Elmira, New York. LECOM consistently graduates more primary care physicians than any other U.S. medical college while maintaining one of the lowest tuitions of any private medical school in the country. The college is the core of the nation’s only osteopathic academic health center, LECOM Health, a highly innovative, multi-faceted health care and education system. Today nearly 14,000 LECOM alumni are providing health care to patients across the U.S.