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Carecreditsm Funds Give Kids A Smile Educational Event At Giddings S. Lewis Elementary School

COSTA MESA, Calif. – December 9, 2013 – As part of CareCredit’s support of Give Kids A Smile (GKAS), the American Dental Association’s premier outreach program, a portion of the company’s 2013 $100,000 donation to the ADA Foundation GKAS Fund was used to sponsor an oral health education event on October 17, 2013, at Giddings S. Lewis Elementary school in Birmingham, Ala. This is the fourth elementary school education event sponsored this year with CareCredit’s annual donation to the ADA Foundation.

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Ultradent Raises Over 350,000 lbs. of Food For Utah Food Bank

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, December 5, 2013Ultradent Products, Inc. set a new record for its annual “Hunger Games”–themed food drive this year, raising 352,088 lbs. of food for the Utah Food Bank and Typhoon Haiyan victims through AmeriCares. Ultradent set its 2013 goal at 200,000 lbs. of food. The donation translates to $87,659 in total, and over $43,000 for each organization. Each year, Ultradent employees have consistently increased the amount of food/money raised during its annual food drive, and this year is no exception, as Ultradent increased its donation amount by 65%. (Ultradent raised 208,000 lbs. of food during its 2012 food drive, and 85,000 lbs. of food in 2011).

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Carecreditsm Launches Optimized Mobile 
Account Management Experience For Smartphone Users

COSTA MESA, Calif. — December 5, 2013 — While thousands of patients and cardholders visit www.carecredit.com each month to learn more about the program and manage their account online, a growing number of those are using mobile devices to access their account and make payments. In response, CareCredit has launched an optimized mobile site designed to provide a secure, user-friendly experience for smartphone users.

The enhanced site provides features patients have told CareCredit they want most from mobile account management including:

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Dr. Kenneth Magid, D.D.S. Inducted into The International College of Dentists 2013

HARRISON, NEW YORK, November 25, 2013- Dr. Kenneth Magid, D.D.S., was inducted into the International College of Dentists (ICD) in recognition of his services to the field of dentistry. The ceremony was held in New Orleans on November 1, 2013. The International College of Dentists (ICD) is a worldwide honorary dental organization established in 1928 with over 12,000 members (designated as Fellows). The ICD is the pre-eminent honorary organization of the world's outstanding dentists who have, by their actions, demonstrated an abiding interest and concern for their communities and profession. The qualifications of a candidate are evaluated by as many as twenty-five Fellows during the screening process, and approximately the top 4% of dentists worldwide are offered Fellowship.

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