Written by Dentistry Today Monday, 29 July 2013 13:42
(Charlotte, July 22, 2013) – National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF) welcomes Walmart as a Proud Underwriter, as well as Crest and Oral-B Kids products, available in Walmart, to help expand access to vital oral health services for America’s at-risk children and their families. America’s ToothFairy aggressively responds to the #1 chronic childhood disease, severe tooth decay, by supporting a national network of community-based non-profit clinics and outreach programs providing oral health education and services for children of vulnerable populations.
“We are honored that Walmart has joined America’s ToothFairy as an Underwriter in support of our mission to eliminate this silent epidemic negatively impacting the ability of millions of our children to eat, sleep and learn. The partnership with Crest and Oral-B Kids products at Walmart will help elevate awareness of the importance of oral health and preventive strategies for children and their families,” stated Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO. “Their laubable philanthropy makes it possible for America’s ToothFairy to respond to the growing number of children in desperate need of oral health services and give them the building blocks they need for happy, healthy futures.”
National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, known as America’s ToothFairy, was formed in 2006 as an aggressive response to eliminate pediatric dental disease. Supporting the delivery of oral health education and care beginning at the prenatal level, America’s ToothFairy engages caring dental professionals and the general public in programs designed to promote children’s oral health. The generosity of dedicated supporters including Walmart has enabled America’s ToothFairy to reach millions of children through its national non-profit clinical network and volunteer professional and student community service programs.