|Henry Schein and Supplier Partners Join the American Dental Association Foundation to Celebrate 13th Annual Give Kids A Smile Day|
Celebrated nationally on the first Friday of each February, GKAS Day is the result of a public-private partnership between the ADA,
This year, nearly 350,000 underserved children will receive free oral health screenings, education and treatment at nearly 1,500 locations across the country. Care will be delivered by nearly 40,000 dental team volunteers, including 10,000 dentists, using supplies from 3,000 kits of essential oral health care products donated by Henry Schein and 29 of the Company's suppliers.
"Henry Schein is proud to continue our steadfast support of Give Kids A Smile through our global social responsibility program, Henry Schein Cares, working with our valued supplier partners, volunteer oral health care professionals and the
According to the
"The ADA is deeply grateful for Henry Schein's and its suppliers' long-standing partnership and important contributions to Give Kids A Smile," said
Henry Schein supplier partners supporting the 2015 Give Kids A Smile program through product donations include: 3M ESPE, Axis/SybronEndo, Centrix,
About the ADA
About the ADA Foundation
About Henry Schein Cares
Firmly rooted in a deep commitment to social responsibility and the concept of enlightened self-interest championed by Benjamin Franklin, the philosophy behind Henry Schein Cares is a vision of "doing well by doing good." Through the work of Henry Schein Cares to enhance access to care for those in need, the Company believes that it is furthering its long-term success. "Helping Health Happen Blog" is a platform for health care professionals to share their volunteer experiences delivering assistance to those in need globally. To read more about how Henry Schein Cares is making a difference, please visit our blog: www.helpinghealthhappen.org.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 96,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 28 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $9.6 billion in 2013, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 16 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein website at www.henryschein.com.
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