Pre-k students get check-upPublished 2:39pm Friday, March 21, 2014
Dr. James Joy of Hartselle checks the teeth of pre-k student Colton Murphy during F.E. Burleson Elementary School’s Dental Checkup Day on Wednesday. Pre-k teacher Shelley Carter stands by to hold the patient’s hand and offer encouragement and moral support. “They did great,” Joy said. “I only saw tears from one patient.” Joy said he encourages parents to start their children on a brushing regimen at age one and a visit to their dentist at age 3.