(Charlotte, NC – October 25, 2017) Thanks to recent product donations made by 3M Oral Care to America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), non-profit dental clinics around the country will continue to provide underserved children in their communities with the essential dental services they need to protect their smiles.
With a combined value of more than $100,227, the donations consisted of dental equipment, crowns, prevention materials, adhesives and cements. The products were distributed to members of the America’s ToothFairy Dental Resource Program, a network of non-profit dental clinics and community organizations providing valuable oral health services for children in need around the nation.
Friends of Family Health Center of La Habra, CA, was grateful to be a recipient of the donated products. The clinic received crowns, restorative products and prevention materials, including Vanish™ Varnish. Friends of Family Health Center was one of 11 non-profit clinics that benefited from the donation.
“We are proud to offer this donation of equipment, crowns, prevention materials and restorative products to support vital care for underserved children,” said James Ingebrand, President and General Manager of 3M Oral Care. “It is our hope that these donations will help equip non-profit dental clinics with the tools they need to better serve their communities.”
“We are thankful to 3M Oral Care for their continued commitment to improving children’s oral health and wellness,” said Jill Malmgren, Executive Director of America’s ToothFairy. “These generous product donations from 3M Oral Care enable our clinics to protect the smiles of children in need and provide them with critical dental services.”
About 3M Oral Care
3M Oral Care promotes lifelong oral wellness through inventive solutions that help oral care professionals achieve greater clinical, professional and personal success around the world.
About America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation
As a resource provider, America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF) increases access to oral health care by supporting non-profit clinics and community partners delivering education, prevention and treatment services for underserved children. Since its inception in 2006, America’s ToothFairy has distributed more than $17 million in donated products, educational materials and financial grants to improve oral health outcomes for children and youth in need. For more information, visit www.AmericasToothFairy.org.