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Dominion Donates Dental Care Kits to Local Clinics, Health Departments

by Lauren Oakley | Feb 27, 2015

Alexandria, Va. –Dominion Dental Services – a leading  provider and administrator of dental and vision benefits headquartered in Alexandria, Va. – donated thousands of dental care  kits to local clinics and health departments in the Mid-Atlantic. Kits included toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and fun oral health facts  in an effort to help promote pediatric oral health awareness. 

February marks National  Children’s  Dental Health Month (NCDHM), which raises awareness about  the importance of oral health. This is the third consecutive year that Dominion has joined the movement to promote oral health awareness in its communities.

“Dominion continues to emphasize the importance of preventive  dental treatment to the children in our communities to help them  avoid serious and costly conditions in the future,”  said Dominion President Mike Davis. “We are pleased that the participating clinics and health departments continue to make  great use out of the donations and thousands of kids are reached each  year.”

Dental care  kit recipients included:

  • Allegheny County Health Department’s Dental Clinics
  • Baltimore City Department of Social Services’ Making All The Children  Healthy (MATCH) Program
  • City of Alexandria Child Assessment & Treatment Center for Health (CATCH)
  • Montgomery County Department of Health  and Human  Services
  • Norfolk Department of Public Health’s Pediatric Clinic
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s Ambulatory Health  Division
  • Prince George's County Health  Department
  • Richmond  City Health  District Health Education Program
  • State  of Delaware’s First Smile Delaware Program
  • State  of Maryland Early Childhood Comprehensive System  (ECCS) Initiative

About Dominion Dental Services

Dominion Dental Services (Dominion), incorporated in 1996 and headquartered in Alexandria, Va., is a leading  provider and administrator of dental and vision benefits in the Mid-Atlantic. Among our 550,000 customers are leading  health plans,  employer groups, municipalities, associations and individuals. The Dominion group of companies includes Dominion Dental Services, Inc., a licensed issuer of dental plans, and Dominion Dental Services USA, Inc., a licensed administrator of dental and vision benefits. Vision plans  are underwritten by Avalon Insurance Company, and are marketed and administered by Dominion Dental Services USA, Inc. For more  information, please visit DominonDental.com or follow Dominion on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter