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'Professor Tooth' Makes Dental Care Fun for Hartford's Kids

'Professor Tooth' Makes Dental Care Fun for Hartford's Kids

A dentist and dad, Dr. Abbas Mohammadi, is making it fun for the city's kids to learn how to care for their teeth. Every Saturday at 11:30am at Columbia Dental's Professor Tooth Cultural Center, 242 Trumbull Street in Hartford, parents can bring their children to a free program which includes the reading of a story and a tooth-brushing demonstration.  The hour-long session also features face painting, balloons and tatoos.  Children enjoy meeting with Professor Tooth himself! The point?  To eradicate any nerves associated with going to the dentist. “Always, I was thinking: how we can make the dentist more friendly?” says Mohammadi. ...

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