Patterson donation to NCOHF

Jan. 17, 2011
Company donates more than $30,000 to two NCOHF affiliate oral health programs.

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina--Patterson Dental has continued its ongoing commitment to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s Toothfairy by donating more than $30,000 in dental products to two NCOHF affiliate oral health programs.

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University of Arizona, A.T. Still School of Dentistry, and University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry received a generous donation of composite materials that will aid in delivery of vital services to the at-risk children served in their clinics. Both schools operate comprehensive clinical programs that provide preventive, educational, and restorative oral health care to local underserved populations.

"Patterson Dental is proud to support the National Children's Oral Heath Foundation in improving the quality of life for underserved children and their families,” Patterson Dental President Paul Guggenheim said. “We are committed to helping expand oral health services and making a difference in the lives of children served by the NCOHF affiliate network.”

Added Fern Ingber, NCOHF president and CEO, “Patterson Dental has been an invaluable partner in our fight to eliminate preventable pediatric dental disease. We are grateful for their steadfast support, as well as their shared commitment to the health and well-being of our nation’s most vulnerable children.”

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