Toothbrush as a Tool for Prison Reform and Correctional Education

Gehring, Thom
March 2007
Journal of Correctional Education;Mar2007, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
The article presents views and insights of author Austin MacCormick concerning the proper caring for the teeth in the ordinary prison. Constant emphasis on the necessity of caring for the teeth will probably produce better results. The author implies that toothbrushes should be provided as standard individual equipment. The author also emphasized that the fundamental principles of personal and community health and the development and strengthening of proper health habits. The central strategy for this program was indirect health education.


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