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Give Kids a Smile Coming Close to Home

Give Kids a Smile children


Thousands of children in Minnesota face barriers to obtaining oral health care across the state. It isn’t only a problem in the Midwest; it is a problem that affects the nation as a whole.

I’ve discussed the amazing generosity of Give Kids a Smile in other parts of the country, but now that kindness is returning home to Minnesota for the 11th consecutive year, February 1-2.

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Give Kids A Smile Race Weekend Recap and off to CDA Presents

Greg Biffle with Children at Give Kids A Smile 2012


We have a lot to smile about after this past weekend. 3M ESPE, along with our partners the American Dental Association (ADA), Henry Schein, Inc. and the ADA Foundation had a great few days at the Give Kids A Smile event in Richmond, Va.

We were able to help hundreds of underserved children with free dental health screenings at the 58th Annual Richmond 400 during NASCAR weekend. With the help of NASCAR star Greg Biffle we’ve helped share the importance of routine oral care with many more on and off the track.

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Give Kids A Smile Kick Off with NASCAR Star Greg Biffle

Greg Biffle at racetrack with Give Kids A Smile Crew


Last week was the grand kick-off event for the 10th anniversary of the “Give Kids A Smile®” program with more than 500 students at Lake Norman Elementary in Mooresville, NC.

The American Dental Association (ADA), Henry Schein, Inc., the ADA Foundation and 3M ESPE teamed up with Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M racecar, in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series once again this year to help make healthy oral-habits routine for children.

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