Collaboration provides access to dental treatment

Feb. 5, 2007
Zimmer Dental joins forces with the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped in effort.

WARSAW, Indiana--Zimmer Holdings, Inc., a leader in the orthopaedics industry, hasa announced that its Zimmer Dental division has formed a collaboration with the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped.

The collaboration was established last year and has already provided treatments for individuals who otherwise would not have access to such care.

"Zimmer Dental continues to demonstrate its strong commitment to improving patients' lives," said Ray Elliott, Zimmer Holdings Chairman, President and CEO. "We're pleased to partner with a leading non-profit organization such as the NFDH to further enable the dental profession the opportunity to access resources for providing less fortunate individuals with much-needed dental assistance."

In an unrestricted product donation, Zimmer Dental is providing dental implants and related restorative components as identified by NFDH, a non-profit organization located in Denver, Colo., as those most likely to be useful in their efforts.