LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Keith Kaiser makes a visit to the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in this WDRB School Smarts report.

Healthy teeth and gums help students get ready to head back to school.

Dr. Hector Martinez, U of L Pediatric Dentist, covers proper nutrition, what to expect in a routine cleaning and flouride application, and the use of lasers to treat gum disease.

Dental visits are definitely recommended and Kentucky state law requires students going into kindergarten to have a dental exam.

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