Written by Dentistry Today Monday, 09 July 2012 10:00
(Charlotte, July 5, 2012) – 3D Systems, NYSE:DDD, a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions, has joined the fight against pediatric dental disease as a Corporate Underwriter of National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF). 3D Systems delivers a complete suite of ideation-to-production products and services including 3D printers, print materials, affordable CAD tools and on-demand custom parts services for professionals, educators and consumers alike.
“We are thrilled to partner with NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy in its prevention and education programs to save children from the pain associated with this epidemic,” said Abe Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems. “We plan to bring our extensive 3D content-to-print dental solutions and our Cubify capabilities to NCOHF to improve children’s oral health awareness and democratize access to oral health services for at-risk children.”
“We are thrilled that 3D Systems, with their innovative technology, is supporting the work of NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy as a Corporate Underwriter,” said Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO. “Their generous commitment will help NCOHF and its affiliate network engage children of our most vulnerable populations in positive oral health behaviors.”
National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, known as America’s ToothFairy, was formed in 2006 in an aggressive response to eliminate pediatric dental disease by providing community programs with the comprehensive resources to deliver vital educational, preventive, and treatment services to children of the most vulnerable populations. Through the generosity of supporters like 3D Systems, NCOHF has delivered nearly $10 million in direct funding, donated dental products and educational resources to its non-profit Affiliate network and community programs throughout North America reaching millions of children with oral health services.
About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides affordable CAD tools and creative design curation services and downloads. Its expertly integrated solutions replace, displace and complement traditional methods substantially reducing the time, cost, waste and carbon footprint throughout the ideation-to-production cycle. Its comprehensive suite of products and services are used by thousands of customers around the world to rapidly design, communicate, prototype and produce functional parts, directly from digital input.More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.