HAUPPAUGE, New York-- Mydent International has announced ongoing support of Autism Speaks, an autism science and advocacy organization. To read more about Mydent, go to Mydent.Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism. With autism rates estimated as high as one in 91 children, Mydent has taken action. As a result, a portion of the profits from DEFEND products sold will go to Autism Speaks, with a $10,000 minimum annual commitment. Gary Mahr, Mydent’s director of operations, said: “As the parent of an autistic child, it is particularly gratifying to me that Mydent has chosen to support an outstanding organization such as Autism Speaks. It’s nice to know that a percentage of what we do every day is going to help improve the lives of people like my daughter.” Mydent hopes to play a small part in helping Autism Speaks to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. .Mydent International is dedicated to fully maintaining its brand promise: "To provide the healthcare professional with the highest quality infection control products, disposables, preventatives and impression material systems at affordable prices, supported by superior service and 100% Customer Satisfaction." DEFEND. Works Better. Lasts Longer. Costs Less. For more information, go to www.autismspeaks.org.For more information on Mydent, call (800) 275-0020, or visit www.defend.com.