Ultradent supports affiliate network of National Children's Oral Health Foundation

June 22, 2009
Support from Ultradent has assisted NCOHF in creating its network of 60 affiliates.

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina--National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's Toothfairy, plans to help its 1,000,000th child in the upcoming fiscal year thanks to supporters dedicated to helping children.

Since 2006 NCOHF has worked to eliminate pediatric dental disease by staying focused on oral health and education among the nation's most economically challenged children and their families. Even though pediatric dental disease is completely preventable, it affects millions of children in our country and causes pain so severe it can impact a child's ability to eat, sleep, learn, and thrive.

NCOHF: America's Toothfairy works with a growing national network of nonprofit dental facilities, called affiliates, to provide preventive measures, treatment, and education for underinsured children across the country.

To date NCOHF affiliates have served almost 700,000 children and, with additional facilities being added this fiscal year, should reach 1,000,000 by summer 2010. Because of support from corporations, NCOHF has been able to provide funding and product donations to its Affiliates valued at more than $4 million since 2006.

Generous corporations provide funding and product donations, making it possible for NCOHF's affiliates to receive support.

One such corporation is Ultradent Products, a dental company with a 30-year history. Ultradent, led by President/CEO Dr. Dan Fischer, has been a consistent underwriter and product provider since NCOHF was founded.

"We passionately believe in the mission of NCOHF", said Dr. Fischer. "It is a unique opportunity to be aligned with a program that so closely matches our own corporate goals of improving oral healthcare to the underserved. We proudly support the efforts of NCOHF."

Support from Ultradent has assisted NCOHF in creating its network of 60 affiliates.

"NCOHF exists because of the great need for pediatric dental care," said Fern Ingber, CEO of NCOHF. "Underwriters like Ultradent make it possible for the Foundation to support our affiliates, and for them to receive funds and products from caring individuals and corporations. We appreciate Ultradent for their unwavering support since NCOHF's inception and their belief that we must work together to eliminate pediatric dental disease among our nation's poorest children."

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