Pelton & Crane/KaVo Americas Support NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy Programs



(Charlotte, July 16, 2012) – Pelton & Crane and KaVo Americas, a world innovator in dentistry, has made a generous donation of dental equipment and cabinetry to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy® (NCOHF) to better equip its Affiliate network of non-profit children’s community programs.  This donation totaling over $70,000 in dental equipment and cabinetry will benefit three NCOHF Affiliates.

“Pelton & Crane/KaVo is proud to support the NCOHF Affiliate Network,” noted Matthew J. Reintjes, President, North American Dental Equipment, KaVo Group.  “We commend the efforts of the NCOHF Affiliate Network to help ensure children receive the oral health services they need and deserve.”

“We are so grateful for KaVo’s steadfast support of NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy® and our Affiliate network,” stated Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO.  “Thanks to their generous donation, our Affiliates will be better prepared to meet the growing need for children’s oral health services in their communities.”

National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, known as America’s ToothFairy, was formed in 2006 in an aggressive response to eliminate pediatric dental disease by providing community programs with the comprehensive resources to deliver vital educational, preventive, and treatment services to children of the most vulnerable populations.   Through the generosity of supporters like Pelton & Crane and KaVo Americas, NCOHF has delivered nearly $10 million in direct funding, donated dental products and educational resources to its non-profit Affiliate network and community programs throughout North America reaching millions of children with oral health services.

About KaVo Group

KaVo Group is a global affiliation of world-class dental equipment brands that share the values of innovation, quality, exceptional customer service and market leading brands of relevance. KaVo Group brands represent nearly 400 years of innovation, quality and commitment to the dental community. The alliance more formally leverages the synergies of member companies including technology development, product integration, manufacturing, supply chain improvements and maximization of value to the dental professional.  Member brands include KaVo, Pelton & Crane, Marus, DEXIS, Gendex, I-CAT, Instrumentarium and SOREDEX.

About National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy®
National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, 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. NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy draws on vast national resources to secure and distribute product and financial donations along with innovative preventive programs to a growing network of university and community-based dental clinics, health centers, mobile and outreach programs throughout America.  For more information about NCOHF: America’s ToothFairy, please visit