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Giving Back to Society

Biolase, innovators of dental lasers, has partnered with TeamSmile. This partnership will provide children at TeamSmile events with dental treatment free of cost with the help of Waterlase technology.Biolase donated iPlus Waterlase laser systems to provide these children with free preventative dental care and oral education at TeamSmile events throughout...
Led by Prof Peter Mossey, FDI’s Oral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care Task Team teamed up with the Dundee University Dental School students, called “Toothy Tigers”, to produce age-specific leaflets for people born with cleft as well as their families and caregivers.A total of five leaflets have been developed for age...
exocad, an Align Technology company and a dental CAD software provider, has donated 10,000 euros to the US-based National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) Disaster Relief Fund, a portion of which included proceeds made from a charitable T-Shirt campaign at the International Dental Show (IDS). Company executives presented the...
By Mari KoivunenGetting a dental treatment is not a matter of course in Papua New Guinea. On the contrary, the lack of infrastructure makes delivering health care services quite challenging in a country where 84% of the population lives in mostly inaccessible rural areas, often completely without electricity. But...
Henry Schein, in partnership with the Legion of Goodwill – Brazil, a non-profit organisation that provides educational and social assistance programmes for economically disadvantaged communities, announced a donation of more than 400,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 across Brazil.Henry Schein’s global distribution...
20 Mar 2022 is World Oral Health Day, a day that aims to empower people with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to secure good oral health. For children born with a cleft lip or cleft palate, proper dental care is especially important.Global surgical non-profit Operation Smile works with dentists...
Dentsply Sirona has announced a three-way partnership with FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and Smile Train, a cleft-focused organisation, to develop global standard protocols for digital cleft treatment.The protocols aim to increase access to digital treatments for patients with clefts and advance cleft care for the 1 in 700...
The American Dental Association (ADA) celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) programme which has provided oral health care education and services to “more than seven million” underserved children in the US, according to ADA.In 2022, nearly 1,000 GKAS events are scheduled to take place...
For the 14th year, Align Technology is helping America’s ToothFairy, a US non-profit organisation for educational programmes on dental health, by supporting the latter’s Health Education Resources and Outreach (HERO) programme in teaching millions of children oral health, such as the causes of dental disease, or how they can...
Henry Schein, Inc. has announced its continued support of TeamSmile, a non-profit organisation that provides children in need a life-changing dental experience through the power of sports.For this year’s programme, Henry Schein Dental, the dental business of Henry Schein, donated US$30,000 in cash, nearly US$40,000 in dental supplies and...