Written by Dentistry Today Tuesday, 12 March 2013 09:59
(Charlotte, March 12, 2013) –Pulpdent, a leading dental research, development and manufacturing company, has generously donated Embrace WetBond Pit & Fissure Sealant and Embrace Fluoride Varnish to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF). Pulpdent’s donation totaled over $100,000 in product and will benefit 33 America’s ToothFairy Affiliates, a national network comprised of non-profit community healthcare facilities dedicated to providing oral health services for children in need.
“Pulpdent proudly supports America’s ToothFairy and their life-changing oral health programs for at-risk children,” remarked Fred Berk, Vice President of Pulpdent. “We are thrilled to provide our Embrace WetBond Pit & Fissure Sealant and Embrace Varnish to help America’s ToothFairy prevent needless suffering caused by pediatric dental disease and improve the lives of underserved children.”
“We are very grateful for Pulpdent’s wonderful support,” stated Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO. “Their generous donation of prevention-oriented products, including sealant and varnish, will help the America’s ToothFairy Affiliate Network protect the smiles of thousands of children.”
National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, known as America’s ToothFairy, was formed in 2006 as an aggressive response to eliminate pediatric dental disease by providing community programs with comprehensive resources to deliver vital educational, preventive, and treatment services to children most in need. Supporting the delivery of oral health education and care beginning at the prenatal level, America’s ToothFairyengages caring dental professionals and the general public in programs designed to promote children’s oral health. Through the generosity of dedicated supporters like Pulpdent, America’s ToothFairy has reached millions of children through its national non-profit clinical network and its volunteer professional and student community service programs.
Pulpdent is a family owned dental research and manufacturing company established in 1947. The company continues to be committed to its founding principles of education, prevention and proactive dental care so that people can live in comfort, smile with confidence, and lead healthier and more productive lives. Pulpdent’s research and product development is directed toward unlocking nature’s healing powers with bioactive materials that mimic the physical properties of tooth structure, behave favorably in the moist oral environment, and maximize the potential for remineralization. The company invests heavily in research and new technologies to improve dental health care worldwide. Pulpdent products are manufactured in Watertown, Massachusetts and are sold in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.pulpdent.com.
About National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy®
National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) is 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 America’s ToothFairy Kids Club, professional and student service programs, America’s ToothFairy is creating a powerful, united effort to eliminate tooth decay and protect the smiles of our most vulnerable children. For more information about America’s ToothFairy, please visit www.AmericasToothFairy.org.