Written by Dentistry Today Wednesday, 23 January 2013 19:53
(Charlotte, January 23, 2013) For every Digital Campus subscription purchased during the month of February 2013, Spear will donate 10 percent of the proceeds to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF). Spear, an online resource providing continuing education and practice management tools, is making this donation in honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month to help ensure at-risk children receive vital oral health services.
“The importance of the work NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy does on behalf of children’s oral health cannot be underestimated,” says Spear founder, Frank Spear. “As members of the dental community, it is both our responsibility and our honor to do what we can to address pediatric dental disease.”
“We are very grateful that Spear has partnered with us in our mission to eliminate children’s needless suffering from America’s number one chronic childhood illness,” said Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO. “Their generous donation will help America’s ToothFairy reach more children with vital oral health services.”
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 engages caring dental professionals and the general public in programs designed to promote children’s oral health. Through the generosity of dedicated supporters like Spear, NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy has reached millions of children through its national non-profit clinical network and volunteer professional and student community service programs.
An innovative dental education company, Spear serves the striving dentist, those dedicated to the pursuit of clinical excellence that transforms their practices and the lives of their patients. Every Spear experience, from Campus Learning to the comprehensive Digital Campus platform, is carefully designed to guide dentists to a higher level of skill and experience. The Spear faculty is comprised of some of the greatest minds in dentistry. Our world-class Scottsdale campus and extensive learning curriculum are helping dentists reach and maintain the highest standards in clinical dental care and practice acumen.
Learn more at www.speareducation.com. Combining the customizable Case Assistant and extensive Course Library, Spear Digital Campus delivers unlimited, on-demand access. Learn more at www.speareducation.com/digital.
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. With a growing Affiliate network of exemplary non-profit community programs, the Kids Club, professional and student service programs, NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy is creating a powerful, united effort to eliminate tooth decay and protect the smiles of our most vulnerable children.