3M ESPE Celebrates Successful Changing Lives Charitable Campaign

ST. PAUL, Minn. – January 23, 2013 – For 10 years, dentists have been providing patients with esthetic and long-lasting restorations using the 3M™ ESPE™ Filtek™ Supreme Universal line of dental composite, adding up to more than 400 million restorations placed using the material. This past year, 3M ESPE honored that record with its “Changing Lives” campaign, in which the company donated one unit of Filtek Supreme Ultra universal dental composite to a dental charity for every four-unit order purchased by a dentist.

Based on the success of the Changing Lives campaign, 3M ESPE donated $40,000 worth of dental composite to Give Kids a Smile – St. Louis, the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy, and Oral Health America. With these dental composite donations, the charities are restoring more smiles.

The Changing Lives campaign continues to celebrate stories and testimonials shared by dentists of how Filtek Supreme Ultra dental composite helped them make a difference in the lives of their patients. First introduced in 2002, the Filtek Supreme line of dental composite has come to be prized in practices around the world for its true nanotechnology, which enables dentists to use the dental composite to easily create restorations from the front to the back of the mouth. Over the past decade, the Filtek Supreme line has been the market-leading nanocomposite in the U.S., favored for its exceptional handling, lasting polish and superior wear. The dental composite makes it easy for dentists to change patients’ lives with beautiful lifelike results.

For more information, visit www.3MESPE.com/Filtek.
 
3M ESPE is a dental product manufacturer that markets more than 2,000 dental products and services. 3M ESPE dental products are designed to help dental professionals improve their patients' oral health care. 3M Health Care, one of 3M’s six major business segments, provides world-class innovative products and services to help health care professionals improve the practice and delivery of patient care in medical, oral care, drug delivery and health information markets. For more information on the complete 3M ESPE line of dental products, visit the 3M ESPE website at www.3MESPE.com or call the 3M ESPE Technical Hotline at 1-800-634-2249. Products are available for purchase through authorized 3M ESPE distributors.

3M, ESPE and Filtek are trademarks of 3M or 3M Deutschland GmbH.  Used under license in Canada. © 3M 2013.  All rights reserved. 

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