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Local Volunteers Join America's Toothfairy Smile Drive to Collect Oral Care Products for Royal Oak's Teen Clean Closet

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ROYAL OAK, Mich., Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Designed to raise awareness of the importance of oral health and collect oral care products for underserved children, the America's ToothFairy Smile Drive is being held nationwide this February during National Children's Dental Health Month. North Oaks Dental will lead campaign activities in Royal Oak, MI.

Local community members are invited to join North Oaks Dental in donating oral care products during the month of February. Donated toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and mouth rinse can be dropped off at North Oaks Dental located at 3213 Rochester Rd. All items will be delivered to Royal Oak's Teen Clean Closet, a not for profit charity that is dedicated to helping kids and young people in the Royal Oak area whose families may be in need of help with personal hygiene items. North Oaks will also be accepting monetary donations. "Teen Clean Closet is grateful to be able to partner with such a community minded business in North Oaks Dental.  The North Oaks Dental Smile drive will enable Teen Clean Closet to continue to help children of all ages in our community by providing oral hygiene items at no cost.  Building confidence one healthy smile at a time," said Kim Johnson, Co-Founder of Teen Clean Closet.

Community members donating to the Smile Drive are encouraged to share their experience by snapping a photo and using the hashtag #SmileDrive on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

In addition to the Smile Drive, North Oaks Dental will be visiting local schools during February to educate over 3,000 kids, kindergarten through high school about the importance of oral hygiene. "Our goal is to create dentally aware people in our community. Creating these types of opportunities for people to get involved is our way of doing that," said Dr. Alvin Daboul, North Oaks Dental.   

"We are so grateful that caring individuals and volunteer groups across the country are helping ensure children receive the oral care products they need through the America's ToothFairy Smile Drive," said Jill Malmgren, America's ToothFairy Executive Director. "The participation of North Oaks Dental will help promote healthy smiles for local children while providing youth the tools they need to prevent the pain and embarrassment associated with tooth decay."

About North Oaks Dental
North Oaks Dental will focus on leading edge technology and internal culture that will bring their patients advanced care, convenience and comfort. As a full service dental practice, the team is offering a wide range of caring treatments and procedures from general dentistry to implants, orthodontics, Invisalign and oral surgery to the latest in cosmetic dentistry techniques. Welcome to North Oaks Dental, Our family caring for yours.

About America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation
As a resource provider, America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation
(NCOHF) increases access to oral health care by supporting non-profit 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 $17 million in donated products, educational materials and financial grants to improve oral health outcomes for children and youth in need. For more information, visit www.AmericasToothFairy.org.

Pam Lenning
pam@pipelineprcomm.com
(586) 216-3224

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