NYC Schools to offer oral health-care clinics

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

For city school kids, it’ll soon be reading, ’rithing and ’rithmetic.

The Department of Education is searching for dentists to set up clinics inside public schools — where even extractions would take place, The Post has learned.

The oral health-care clinics, debuting next year, will also offer cleaning and cavity-filling, and will dispense “information on tooth brushing, flossing, [cavity] prevention and management, nutrition, and refraining from the use of tobacco products,” according to DOE planning documents.

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