From left, ENMU-R Dental Hygiene students Bonnie Ledden, Meliza Trevino and Theresa Ulibarri stand in front of their table clinic as part of the school’s Global Dental Health Awareness Campaign. (Julia Bergman photo)
Nine Eastern New Mexico University Dental Hygiene students thought outside of the box, or better yet country, in order to study dental hygiene and nutrition in different communities and cultures.
The nine students separated into groups to examine dental hygiene and nutrition in countries of their choice. The students chose to focus on India, Italy and South America.
On Monday morning, the students set up table clinics, for their respective countries, in the Health Science Center Dental Clinic Waiting Room at ENMU-R. Each table featured a cultural food sampling, PowerPoint presentation outlining the unique dental experiences of the respective country and student demonstrations of Login to read more