Written by Dentistry Today Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:42
(Charlotte, November27, 2012) Septodont, a leader in quality dental anesthetics and developer of innovative restorative material products, donated nearly $135,000 in Toothfairy™ Pit & Fissure Sealant Kits to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF) to help prevent pediatric dental disease and promote children’s oral health. The donation of 1,500 Toothfairy™ Pit & Fissure Sealant Kits will directly benefit twenty-six (26) members of the NCOHF Affiliate network. The NCOHF Affiliate network consists of community-based, non-profit programs throughout North America dedicated to providing the best educational, preventive and treatment services for underserved children.
“Septodont is proud to partner with National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy and support the efforts of their Affiliate network,” said Kent Chiu, President Septodont North America. “We are thrilled to provide these Toothfairy Pit & Fissure Sealants to the NCOHF Affiliate network to help protect the smiles of vulnerable children.”
“Prevention is the key to eradicating this silent epidemic that hurts so many innocent children,” said Fern Ingber, NCOHF President & CEO. “We are so grateful to Septodont for developing the ToothFairy Pit & Fissure Sealant, and their generous donation will help prevent the devastating effects of tooth decay for thousands of at-risk children.”
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. Supporting the delivery of oral health education and care beginning at the prenatal level, NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy has reached millions of children through its national non-profit clinical network and volunteer professional and student community service programs.
Since 1932, Septodont’s extensive product range has provided the worldwide dental professional with the most reliable and efficient solutions to their operatory challenges. Septodont’s unrelenting commitment to quality, innovation and service has earned it worldwide recognition as a market leader in dental anesthetics and pain control. Today, hundreds of thousands of dentists in more than 150 countries rely upon Septodont’s dental anesthesia products. To find out more about Septodont visit www.septodont.com.
About National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy®
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 the delivery of comprehensive oral health services and eliminating this preventable disease from future generations. NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy draws on vast national resources to secure and distribute product and financial donations along with innovative preventive programs to a growing network of university and community-based dental clinics, health centers, mobile and outreach programs throughout America. For more information about NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy, please visit www.AmericasToothFairy.org.