Charlotte, NC, February 22, 2015– Septodont has made a generous product donation worth nearly $240,000 to America's ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation. This donation of Toothfairy™ BPA-Free Pit & Fissure Sealant Kits will be distributed to the America's ToothFairy Affiliate Network of nonprofit clinics and programs providing vital oral health services to vulnerable children across the country.
Dena Locklear, Program Manager at FirstHealth of the Carolinas Dental Care Centers, an America's ToothFairy Affiliate in Southern Pines, North Carolina, said that sealant donations make a signicant impact in their ability to provide preventive care to local children. "As a public health practice that treats low-income children, we provide a large number of preventive dental sealants," Ms. Locklear said. "The donation from Septodont has allowed us to provide this critical preventive service at no cost for underserved kids who need it most. We cannot adequately express in words our deep gratitude for the Toothfairy sealant donation!"
"Septodont is committed to providing the America's ToothFairy Affiliate Network the products and support they need to provide high-quality care to underserved children and their families," said Paul Mondock, Septodont Vice President for the Americas. "We are pleased to provide this donation of Toothfairy™ BPA Free Pit & Fissure Sealant Kits to help children maintain healthy smiles."
“We are very grateful to Septodont, an America's ToothFairy Underwriter, for their commitment to the health and wellness of vulnerable children and their families,” said Fern Ingber, America's ToothFairy President and CEO. “This generous donation of ToothFairy sealants will ensure thousands of children receive the critical preventive services they need to protect their oral health."
Since 1932, Septodont's broad product range has provided the dental community with the most reliable and efficient solutions to their operatory challenges. Septodont's unrelenting commitment to quality, innovation and service has earned it worldwide recognition as a market leader in dental aesthetics, pain control products and dental materials. Today, hundreds of thousands of dentists in more than 190 countries rely on Septodont's dental products. To find out more about Septodont, visit www.septodont.com.
About America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation®
America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of pediatric dental disease, one of the most prevalent chronic, untreated diseases in children, 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, Kids Club, professional and student service programs, America’s ToothFairy is building a powerful, united effort to eliminate tooth decay and protect the smiles of vulnerable children. For more information, please visit www.AmericasToothFairy.org.