The Tooth Angels: Traveling Hygienists Preserve Maine's Most Underserved Smiles

Year 2010

Creator Maura Ewing

Contributor Maura Ewing

Story type Writing

Town Livermore

County Androscoggin


In an effort to fight against a trend of dental work being done in hospital emergency rooms, Susanne LaVallee uses her mobile clinic for oral health education and prevenative care. Maura Ewing highlights the work that LaVallee does for rural and low-income areas of Maine with her team of dental hygenists.

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