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Teaching kids oral hygiene

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Students from the Vandenberg Youth Center listen to Rhodora Pablo, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron registered dental hygienist, explain the benefits of wearing a mouth guard when playing sports here at the Youth Center Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Students from the Vandenberg Youth Center listen to Rhodora Pablo, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron registered dental hygienist, explain the benefits of wearing a mouth guard when playing sports here at the Youth Center Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Children from the Vandenberg Youth Center watch a short cartoon for the care of their teeth and gums making them strong and healthy here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Children from the Vandenberg Youth Center watch a short cartoon for the care of their teeth and gums making them strong and healthy here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Students from the Vandenberg Youth Center watch a dental cartoon here at the Youth Center Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Students from the Vandenberg Youth Center watch a dental cartoon here at the Youth Center Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A student demonstrates how many times a day to brush your teeth when asked by Rhodora Pablo, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron registered dental hygienist, here at the Youth Center Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A student demonstrates how many times a day to brush your teeth when asked by Rhodora Pablo, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron registered dental hygienist, here at the Youth Center Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Ericka Zuniga, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental technician, teaches students how to brush their teeth at the Youth Center here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Senior Airman Ericka Zuniga, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental technician, teaches students how to brush their teeth at the Youth Center here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Mikiela Thompson, a Vandenberg Youth Center student, demonstrates proper brushing techniques here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Mikiela Thompson, a Vandenberg Youth Center student, demonstrates proper brushing techniques here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Aden Willingham, a Vandenberg Youth Center student, shows Senior Airman Ericka Zuniga, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental technician, how to brush his teeth at the Youth Center here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. –Aden Willingham, a Vandenberg Youth Center student, shows Senior Airman Ericka Zuniga, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental technician, how to brush his teeth at the Youth Center here Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. In 1981 the Children’s Dental Health Day was extended to a month-long celebration known as National Children’s Dental Health Month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Yvonne Morales)