3M ESPE Contributes to America’s ToothFairy Life-Changing



(Charlotte, March 18, 2013) – 3M ESPE has made a significant donation of Adper™ Self Etch Adhesive to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy®(NCOHF).  Totaling more than $17,000, this generous donation will benefit 21 America’s ToothFairy Affiliate non-profit programs providing educational, preventive and restorative services for children of our most vulnerable populations. The America’s ToothFairy Affiliate network is comprised of non-profit community clinics and outreach programs dedicated to providing oral health services for children in need. 

 “As a proud supporter of America’s ToothFairy, 3M ESPE is committed to eliminating the needless suffering of at-risk children from the preventable pain associated with dental disease,” said John Stefanick, Director of Industry & Professional Relations, 3M ESPE Dental Division.  “We are happy to support the efforts of the America’s ToothFairy Affiliate Network.”  

 “We are so grateful for the steadfast support of 3M ESPE,” commented Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO. “Their generosity will help the America’s ToothFairy Affiliate Network continue to provide quality care and compassionate treatment for at-risk 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 ToothFairy engages caring dental professionals and the general public in programs designed to promote children’s oral health.  Through the generosity of dedicated supporters like 3M ESPE, America’s ToothFairy has reached millions of children through its national non-profit clinical network and volunteer professional and student community service programs. 

About 3M ESPE
3M ESPE manufactures and markets more than 2,000 products and services 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 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. 

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.