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Although they are preventable, cavities are the leading chronic childhood disease in the United States. Unfortunately, many low-income families lack basic dental hygiene products in their homes. When kids cannot brush every day to keep their smiles healthy, the pain of tooth decay can keep them from eating, sleeping,...
National Safety Month is an annual observance during the month of June which observes the importance of following safety guidelines in daily lives in the United States.In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, safety is more critical than ever, and volunteer-based non-profit, Operation Smile, is adapting their practices to...
Align Technology, Inc., a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, has announced that the Align Foundation, the company’s donor-advised fund through Fidelity Charitable, has donated US$1...
Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures (BSBF) has partnered with Save the Children to provide oral health and hygiene products to respite shelters serving migrant children and families.Hosting new arrivals entering the United States (US) with documentation via border towns in California and Texas, the respite shelters will receive over...
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine Arizona, United States, and Planmeca has announced cooperative efforts to expand restorative dentistry to the Kingdom of Tonga by donating CAD/CAM dentistry equipment and software.This donation, coordinated by P. Bradford Smith DDS, dean of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine Arizona and Don...
Henry Schein, Inc., in partnership with C.H. Robinson and the C.H. Robinson Foundation, has donated more than 2.5 million personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection control items through Henry Schein Cares, the company’s corporate social responsibility programme, to enhance the safety of frontline healthcare workers in Brazil and India...
The International College of Dentists' (ICD) Global Visionary Fund received US$3.6mworth of personal protective equipment (PPE) from Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility programme of Henry Schein, Inc.The college is facilitating the disbursement of PPE to charitable projects and humanitarian missions around the world. The gloves, face...
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...