Piestro, the Robotics Startup Serving Pizza

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It’s 2 a.m. during a night out; you’re hungry, but all kitchens are closed and the food options are limited.

Piestro believes it has a solution. The El Segundo-based startup is developing a fully robotic vending machine for pizzas.

“You generally don’t get really good or fresh foods [late at night],” Piestro founder and CEO Massimo De Marco said. “But being able to bring in something nice, fresh, hot and I want to say healthy—that was really the main factor we’re wanting to bring to the masses 24/7.”

Before founding Piestro in 2020, Italy native De Marco helped launch Pasadena-based food delivery platform Kitchen United and had hospitality industry stints working for restaurateur Wolfgang Puck and the Hillcrest Country Club in Beverly Hills. To make his dream of an automated pizza

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Harford County Health Department adds second pediatric dental clinic – Baltimore Sun

The Harford County Health Department announced Thursday that its Family Health Center in Bel Air will begin taking appointments for pediatric dental services starting Monday.

The new dental clinic, at 1 N. Main Street, will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The services that will be offered include X-rays, cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatment, home oral health care instructions, nutrition education, restorations (fillings), extractions, crowns, root canal treatment, space maintainers for missing primary baby teeth and referrals for specialty care when deemed necessary.

The county’s dental program strives to improve the oral health of children ages 1-20 enrolled in the Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP), said Ronya Nassar, county health department spokesperson.

Carolina Rojas DDS, who is fluent in English, Spanish and German and specializes in pediatric dentistry, joined the health department this month and will be the main dentist at this location.


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