(Charlotte, NC, September 29, 2015) – KaVo Kerr Group has donated more than $141,000 in dental products to America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, helping expand delivery of oral health services to underserved children and youth across the country.
The donation, which included PerfectPearl Prophy Paste, Expasyl Temporary Gingival Retraction Systems, TempBond temporary cement, and CaviWipes, was distributed to the America’s/Canada’s ToothFairy Affiliate Network. This network is a collaborative alliance of leading university dental and dental hygiene programs, hospitals, community clinics, mobile units and school-based programs that provide comprehensive oral health services to underserved families.
Recipient Affiliates of the KaVo Kerr donation include University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Conway Interfaith Clinic (AR), Native American Health Center (CA), Friends of Families (CA), Saskatoon Health Region (Saskatchewan, Canada), and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington (Washington, DC).
In addition to donated products, members of the America’s/Canada’s ToothFairy Affiliate Network receive free educational materials, community-based programs and financial grants to support expansion of their services.
KaVo Kerr Group is proud to make this donation in support of the smile-saving work of America’s ToothFairy and its Affiliate Network,” said Henk van Duijnhoven, Senior Vice President of KaVo Kerr Group. “We remain steadfastly committed to expanding access to quality dental services for children and families from underserved communities.”
“We are very grateful for this generous donation of dental products from KaVo Kerr Group,” said Fern Ingber, America’s ToothFairy President and CEO. “This donation will allow our Affiliate Network to provide preventive services and care for thousands of children in need across the country.”