By Sonia Owchariw
Most children fear the dentist. Whether it’s the sound of the drill or the feel of the pic when the hygienist cleans their teeth, the experience of seeing a dentist can cause great anxiety and frighten children to tears. Three dentists from Bayonne Family Dental address this issue by bringing the dentist office to the classroom.
Drs. Peter Fuentes, Salvatore
Pavone, and Marissa Halum have teamed up to form On Site Dental: a Mobile Dental Team, where they visit local schools to give school children dental exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, and preventative sealants to ensure better dental health.
All three dentists also work at Bayonne Family Dental.
The team performs on-site dental exams because many schoolchildren seem to be missing school because of toothaches and many have never been to a dentist. Continue reading BAYONNE MOBILE DENTAL DENTISTS TREAT CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS