NO JOKE , MY PRETTIES . THIS IS FOR REAL . IT’S NOW . IT’S ON .
New 2010 Tooth Brushing Regulations To Take Effect Immediately .
from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care :
“Is it true that we have to brush children’s teeth?”
“EEC’s new regs require educators to assist children in brushing their teeth whenever children remain in care for more than four hours and/or consume a meal in child care.
One in four Massachusetts kindergartners have dental decay; 50% of which goes untreated. Low income children affected almost twice as often as their more affluent peers.
Early tooth loss is linked to failure to thrive, impaired speech development, poor concentration, and reduced self-esteem.
Thief nabbed with 68 tubes of toothpaste
Fri Apr 3, 1:26 pm ET
BERLIN (Reuters) – Police in northern Germany are searching for a man who tried to walk out of a supermarket with 68 tubes of toothpaste stuffed into his clothing.
“We don’t know if he had bad teeth,” a police spokeswoman in Rostock said Friday.
Noticing his bulging jacket, a store worker grabbed the man when he refused to stop and the tubes of toothpaste spilled all over the floor, police said.
The thief struck the woman in the face and ran out.