Written by Dentistry Today Wednesday, 13 October 2010 09:24
ORLANDO, Oct. 8, 2010 – The American Dental Association (ADA) has announced that Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, will donate dental equipment valued at $860,000 to students in the Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) pilot program. Students will use the equipment initially for hands-on clinical training in the program, which will produce new members of the dental team to help provide oral health care to people living in underserved communities. After training, the equipment will be used to provide services to patients. Henry Schein’s donation is part of Henry Schein Cares, the company’s global corporate social responsibility program which seeks to enhance access to health care for underserved populations around the world.