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Online dental auction will benefit preventive services for children

By Dental Tribune USA
March 20, 2020

America’s ToothFairy has launched its 6th annual online charity auction. Bid For Smiles will run from March 20 to 27. Dental products and equipment will be available for bid at deep discounts. Proceeds raised will go to preventive service programs to help kids in need prevent tooth decay.

“The dental community always rallies around this event, not only because of the cost savings but also because it supports such an important cause,” said Jill Malmgren, executive director of America’s ToothFairy. “Every bid brings a smile — for everyone involved. Our donors get to invest in a cause that supports children’s oral health while showcasing their products to potential customers; our bidders save on supplies and equipment that they need anyway; and the nonprofit clinics we support get more resources to serve more children.”

To participate, bidders can register online at BidForSmiles.org any time before the auction ends.

In addition, all participants this year will receive an exclusive discount worth $350 off a purchase of any autoclave from Sterilizer Autoclave Solutions plus 5 percent off any quarterly preventive maintenance kits for autoclaves during 2020.

Most items up for bid include discounts of up to 50 percent off retail prices and include:

  • M11 Steam Sterilizer donated by MidMark.
  • Tornado X LK Air Turbine donated by Bien-Air.
  • Two Advantage Arrest Silver Diamine Fluoride donated by Elevate Oral Care.
  • FluoroDose Fluoride Varnish donated by Centrix Dental.
  • Valo Rosé Grand Limited Edition from Ultradent.
  • Easyshade V Digital Shade Taking Device from Vita North America.
  • Top favorite Pac-Dent and Gingi-Pak product packages.
  • OptiClave from Sterilizer Autoclave Solutions.
  • Nordent instruments.
  • Trihawk carbide burs.
  • iSmile Take Home Kits, an Apple Watch and more.

Thanks to the support of corporate sponsors, 100 percent of the proceeds will support the cause. Corporate Campaign Sponsors include Henry Schein, GC America, and Darby Dental Supply.

 

About America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation 

As a resource provider, America’s ToothFairy increases access to oral health care by supporting nonprofit clinics and community partners delivering education, prevention and treatment services for underserved children. Since its inception in 2006, America’s ToothFairy has distributed more than $21 million in donated products, educational materials and financial grants to improve oral health outcomes for children and youth in need. For more information, visit AmericasToothFairy.org.

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