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Tooth Fairy visits VCC's annual children's dental clinic

Posted on May 17, 2013

 

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- Vancouver Community College's certified dental assistant and dental reception coordinator departments are pleased to welcome children from Burnaby and Vancouver elementary schools to meet the "Tooth Fairy" and her team of dentists, CDAs and receptionists from Friday, May 17 to Thursday, May 23.

This annual event, sponsored by VCC, Chevron Canada, Sunstar and the Vancouver Trolley Company provides dental assessments, teeth cleaning and fissure sealants to children in grades K to 7 from Burnaby and Vancouver elementary schools in a fun and relaxed environment.

Children, their caregivers and students will also discuss oral health and healthy nutritional concepts with Pat Taylor from the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.

Media are invited to take photos from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 22.

Media contacts:VCC dental students cleaning a little girl's teeth.
 
Laura Shand
Marketing and communications officer
Office: 604.871.7133
Cell: 778.873.1516
lshand@vcc.ca
 
Sherry Messenger
Project coordinator
Office: 604.525.4069
Cell: 778.227.9208
smessenger@vcc.ca