Written by Dentistry Today Tuesday, 11 January 2011 16:24
(Charlotte, NC January 11, 2011) A-dec has made a generous equipment donation to three oral health programs in the National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's Toothfairy® (NCOHF) Affiliate network to support comprehensive care for children from vulnerable populations.
University of Florida College of Dentistry, University of Indiana School of Dentistry, and Arizona Public Health Association received new operatory equipment for their dental clinics offering vital local pediatric oral health services.
Paula Vogel, A-dec Manager of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, stated, "A-dec is honored to support NCOHF dedicated Affiliates and volunteers who provide for those in need."
"A-dec has been a steadfast partner in our mission to break the cycle of preventable pediatric dental disease," said Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO. "By outfitting our Affiliate partners with quality operatory equipment, these programs can continue to provide the very best care in an optimal setting, to children who may otherwise never see the inside of a dental office."
Headquartered in Newberg, Ore., A‑dec is one of the largest dental equipment solutions providers in the world, with a global network of customers and authorized dealers in more than 100 countries. Founded in 1964, A‑dec designs, builds, and markets dental chairs, stools, delivery systems, dental lights, cabinetry, and handpieces. For more information about A‑dec, visit www.a-dec.com or call 1.800.547.1883.
About National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's Toothfairy (NCOHF)
National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's Toothfairy (NCOHF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, dedicated to raising awareness of the #1 chronic childhood illness: pediatric dental disease, facilitating delivery of comprehensive pediatric oral health services, and eliminating this preventable disease from future generations. NCOHF draws on vast national resources to secure and distribute product and financial donations along with innovative preventive programs to a growing network of not-for-profit university and community based dental clinics, health centers, and mobile programs throughout America. For more information about NCOHF, please visit www.AmericasToothfairy.org.