Puxico HOSA Oral Health Workshop 3-23-15

The guest speaker for the Puxico Junior High HOSA Club meeting on March 23rd was Lisa Kelly, RDH.  Lisa is a Registered Dental Hygienist and an instructor for the Missouri Southern State University’s Dental Hygiene program in Sikeston.  She was joined by dental hygiene students Katherine Simpson and Sarah Jackson.  They discussed what it takes to become a dental hygienist as well as the importance of good oral hygiene.  After their presentation, they answered students’ questions and facilitated the hands-on portion of the workshop.  These activities included how to clean teeth using dental heads and how to properly brush their own teeth with the help of disclosing solution.