Written by Dentistry Today Monday, 20 December 2010 15:03
Palm Beach Gardens, FL – (November xx, 2010) – BIOMET 3i has been honored with an award for its significant contributions to Donated Dental Services (DDS), a program of Dental Lifeline Network. The award was presented at a reception celebrating the 25th anniversary of DDS during the recent American Dental Association Annual Session in Orlando. Dental Lifeline Network, formerly known as the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped, is a charitable affiliate of the ADA. Through DDS and other programs, the organization provides comprehensive dental care to people who are disabled, elderly or medically at-risk and has a nationwide volunteer network of 15,000 dentists and 3,000 laboratories. “The outstanding support of BIOMET 3i has helped DDS reach today’s milestone of providing dental therapies valued at $181 million to 100,000 people in 50 states,” Fred Leviton, President of Dental Lifeline Network noted. Mr. Leviton went on to say “Since we first approached
BIOMET 3i years ago, the company has provided hundreds of dental implants, never once refusing a request on behalf of our patients. As the need for implants increased, BIOMET 3i became a role model for other implant companies, enabling us to expand our services to those in need. We are profoundly grateful for its partnership.”
About BIOMET 3i
BIOMET 3i, a division of Biomet, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of dental implants, abutments and related products. Since its inception in 1987, BIOMET 3i has been on the forefront in developing, manufacturing and distributing oral reconstructive products, including dental implant components and bone and tissue regenerative materials. The company also provides educational programs and seminars for dental professionals around the world. BIOMET 3i is based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, with operations throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information about BIOMET 3i, please visit www.biomet3i.com or contact the company at (800) 342-5454; outside the U.S. dial (561) 776-6700. Dental Lifeline Network is a 35-year-old, national humanitarian network dedicated to transforming lives through the delivery of life-saving and dignity-enhancing dentistry services for individuals who are disabled, elderly or medically at-risk. Donated Dental Services (DDS), a program of Dental Lifeline Network, involves more than 15,000 volunteer dentists and 3,000 volunteer laboratories and has arranged for $181 million in donated dental therapies for 100,000 of society’s most vulnerable individuals in all 50 states.