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Dental flight educates kids for National Children's Dental Health month

U.S. Air Force Capt. Anthony Ewell-Kollmann, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, and Staff Sgt. Kaleb Hatfield, a 354th MDG Dental Flight dental assistant, lead a dental flossing activity with a jump rope at Crawford Elementary School at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Anthony Ewell-Kollmann, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, and Staff Sgt. Kaleb Hatfield, a 354th MDG Dental Flight dental assistant, lead a dental flossing activity with a jump rope at Crawford Elementary School at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2020. February is National Children’s Dental Health month and aims to raise awareness of the importance of oral health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kahdija Slaughter)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Glen Myers, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, talks to children at the child development center on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Glen Myers, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, talks to children at the child development center on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2020. Personnel from the 354th Medical Group Dental Flight visited children around base throughout the month of February to spread awareness for National Children's Dental Health month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

A child practices her tooth brushing technique on a tooth mascot at the child development center on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2020.

A child practices her tooth brushing technique on a tooth mascot at the child development center on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2020. The 354th Medical Group Dental Flight interacted with children across the base as part of National Children’s Dental Health month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Glen Myers, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, hands out gift bags at the child development center on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Capt. Glen Myers, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, hands out gift bags at the child development center on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 11, 2020. Myers and the rest of the dental flight visited the CDC, elementary schools and the base library to teach kids the importance of proper oral hygiene for National Children’s Dental Health month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kaleb Hatfield, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight dental assistant, asks Crawford Elementary School students questions about dental hygiene at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kaleb Hatfield, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight dental assistant, asks Crawford Elementary School students questions about dental hygiene at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2020. Airmen from the dental flight visited children around base throughout the month of February to spread awareness and teach proper oral hygiene for National Children's Dental Health month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kahdija Slaughter)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- U.S. Air Force Capt. Anthony Ewell-Kollmann, a 354th Medical Group Dental Flight general dentist, and Staff Sgt. Kaleb Hatfield, a 354th MDG Dental Flight dental assistant, lead a dental flossing activity with a jump rope at Crawford Elementary School at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2020. February is National Children’s Dental Health month and aims to raise awareness of the importance of oral health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kahdija Slaughter)