Written by Dentistry Today Tuesday, 06 May 2014 15:15
(Charlotte, NC, May 6, 2014) - Thanks to a generous donation of over 100,000 toothbrushes from SmileMakers to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), at-risk youth will receive the tools they need to protect their smile. Valued over $48,000, the toothbrushes will be given to children served by America’s ToothFairy/Canada’s ToothFairy non-profit clinical programs and community partners including the Orange County NCOHF Oral Health Zone Program®, Assistance League of Las Vegas, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and Rutgers University Foundation, University of Washington School of Dentistry and the Saskatchewan Oral Health Coalition and Saskatchewan Dental Hygienist Association in Canada.
“SmileMakers is proud to support National Children’s Oral Health Foundation,” said Julie Quaranta, Healthcare Marketing Manager of SmileMakers Inc. “We applaud their efforts to prevent the needless suffering of vulnerable children from tooth decay in the U.S. and Canada.”
“This generous donation of toothbrushes from SmileMakers will help protect young smiles by providing thousands of at-risk children with toothbrushes,” said Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO. “Their continued support of National Children’s Oral Health Foundation helps ensure children in need have the healthy smiles they deserve.”