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Giving Back to Society

Tooth decay is the most prevalent childhood disease, and—if left untreated—can lead to pain, embarrassment, and life-threatening infections. In the United States, children aged two to 11 from low-income households have more severe cases of tooth decay and are less likely to have access to dental care. In an ongoing effort...
Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, has donated more than 10 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies worth millions of dollars to enhance the safety of frontline health care professionals, social service providers, underserved populations,...
While the measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus have taken their toll on businesses across the board, non-profit dental clinics have been much more extensively impacted. In addition to the steep costs of reopening, reductions to staff, and nearly impossible community outreach, many have seen an increase...
For the second time, VOCO has partnered with the initiative, Corporate Christmas Giving, and donated 20,000 Euro to Doctors Without Borders. The humanitarian aid organisation is active in around 70 countries worldwide and helps when the national health system is no longer able to help sick and injured people.   “Especially...
Amann Girrbach has been supporting the German and Austrian Cleft Children's Aid with numerous campaigns since 2018. Thanks to these organisations, children with cleft palates receive highly professional and quality on-site medical care in 12 project countries from more than 250 local physicians and therapists. “What we started with a...
exocad GmbH, an Align Technology, Inc. company, has announced its 2020 holiday contribution to the non-profit organisation, "Overland for Smile (ONLUS)”, which it has supported since 2018. exocad's donation is estimated to help support dental care for more than 160 disadvantaged children and teenagers in Eastern Europe. A portion of...
Carestream Dental has announced a new partnership with Howard University to provide digital solutions to the university’s College of Dentistry. The intent of the partnership is to give students the resources they’ll need to deliver excellent care once they start practicing. The in-kind gift is valued at $430,000. Students at...
Colgate-Palmolive Company and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) has announced a major gift that will initiate the endowed Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship, which supports students from underrepresented, minority groups to pursue their Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. The Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship pays tribute to prominent African American...
Procter & Gamble (P&G) Oral Care seeks to advance healthy oral care habits to transform people’s health while reducing impact on the planet through its new sustainability commitments. The platform, “Healthy Smiles. Healthy Lives. Healthy Planet.”, guides its oral care brands, including Oral-B and Crest, to help unlock the lifechanging...
In December 2020, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) has released the first episodes of the organisation’s new oral health education podcast called Watch Your Mouth. The podcast aims to provide an alternate form of oral health education to the Australian public that is easy to consume on-the-go such as during...