NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Hispanic Dental Association (H.D.A.) recently awarded oral care leader Colgate-Palmolive Company with its Corporate Legacy Award at its 2015 annual conference in San Antonio, TX for the company’s ongoing commitment to professional education and oral health equity among the U.S. Hispanic community.
A leading organization dedicated to the elimination of oral health disparities in the Hispanic community, the H.D.A. honored Colgate’s longstanding efforts to educate and support Latinos nationwide through community programs, bilingual educational information and advocacy around an often-overlooked, but important health issue.
“When the H.D.A. was forming in 1990, Colgate was our first corporate supporter and has been a steadfast partner over the past 25 years,” said David Pena, CEO and executive director of the H.D.A. “It’s vital to have support from a company such as Colgate to bring more Latinos into the profession, to educate families and to be on the ground in our communities providing dental care where it’s most needed. Colgate truly walks the walk.”
“Colgate believes in the H.D.A.’s mission and continues to innovate new ways to educate, empower and improve the oral health of Latinos nationwide,” says Dr. Marsha Butler, Vice President, Global Oral Care, Colgate-Palmolive. “We are honored to have received the Corporate Legacy Award and strive to leave a lasting legacy of healthy smiles for future generations.” Click here to read more
MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has been selected as the recipient of the Corporate Award by the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA). The HDA is a national, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization comprised of oral health professionals and students dedicated to promoting and improving the oral health of the Hispanic community and providing advocacy for Hispanic oral health professionals across the United States.
The Company was recognized for its decades of support of numerous initiatives to increase diversity and cultural competency in the oral health professions for the U.S. and global Hispanic communities, as well as for its commitment to promote access to care and health care equity worldwide. Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, accepted the honor at the HDA’s 25th Annual Conference held last week in San Antonio, Texas. Click here to read more
Crest® and Oral-B® Bolster Partnership with the Hispanic Dental Association to Improve Access to Oral Care Education Among U.S. Hispanics
Partnership Includes Exclusive Use of New HDA Stamp by Crest/Oral-B Over Next Two Years
SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Celebrating its 25th Annual Conference this week in San Antonio, Texas, the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) is renewing its commitment with trusted partners Crest® and Oral-B® to together improve the oral health of the growing U.S. Hispanic population. Details of the exclusive partnership will be revealed during a reception on Aug. 14 honoring the winners of the HDA’s Orgullo Program, an annual competition sponsored by Procter and Gamble (P&G) oral care brands. Click here to read more