Creature Teacher 2015 – Ballard Family Dentistry

Dental health education is more fun when you bring in fun creatures and what better time to do it than during Children’s Dental Health Month!  Dr. Scott Ballard and the team at Ballard Family Dentistry kick of their 9th year of the “Creature Teacher” tour to the Eagle Mountain ISD and additional area schools on February 6th.

Each program is approximately 20 minutes long and captures the attention of approximately 300 students per school.  The program is led by a team consisting of a “Creature Teacher” and members of the Ballard Family Dentistry team, who incorporate anything from snakes to tarantulas, to even a Chinchilla, into the program.  The children are then shown how to take care of their teeth and relate this to how animals eat, how their teeth affect them, and MUCH MORE!

Coming to a school near you:

Feb 6th –

Elkins Elementary at 8:30am

Eagle Mountain Elementary at 9:30am

Feb 13th –

Willow Creek Elementary at 8:30am

Haslet Elementary at 9:30am             creature teacher

Feb 19th –

Remington Point Elementary at 9:30am

Feb 20th –

Comanche Springs Elementary at 9am

Chisholm Ridge Elementary at 10am

Feb 27th –

Greenfield Elementary (2 programs) beginning at 8:30am

The program wraps up with each child receiving a goody bag with toothpaste, toothbrush, dental floss, and more. Even the teachers are given a goody bag with dental supplies and special offers.

“It’s amazing how the children respond and really enjoy this program..their eyes just light up…it is one of my favorite things we do with the community”, says Dr. Scott Ballard.

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