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Mydent International Proudly Supports Autism Speaks

The following is a press release put out by Mydent International recently highlighting their support of Autism Speaks. My regular readers know that I don’t often post press releases. However, I think it’s nice once in a while to hear about the good deeds of members of the dental community, and this is no exception.

Mydent International Supports Autism Speaks

HAUPPAUGE, NY: April 12, 2011 — Mydent International is pleased to announce its ongoing support of Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest and most effective autism science and advocacy organization. Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism.

With autism rates estimated as high as 1 in 91 children, Mydent feels compelled to take action. As a result, a portion of the profits from every DEFEND product sold will
go to Autism Speaks, with a $10,000 minimum annual commitment. Gary Mahr, Mydent’s Director of Operations, said: “As the parent of an autistic child, it is particularly gratifying to me that Mydent has chosen to support an outstanding organization such as Autism Speaks. It’s nice to know that a percentage of what we do every day is going to help improve the lives of people like my daughter.”

Mydent is proud to play a small part in helping Autism Speaks to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. We urge you to learn more at

Mydent International is dedicated to fully maintaining its brand promise: “To provide the healthcare professional with the highest quality infection control products,
disposables, preventatives and impression material systems at affordable prices, supported by superior service and 100% Customer Satisfaction.” DEFEND. Works Better. Lasts Longer. Costs Less. For more information on Mydent International and the DEFEND brand of products, call 800-275-0020, or visit

Enter the Dental Heroes/Mydent Giveaway

Not only does Mydent support great causes, but they produce great products as well. They’re so sure that you’ll like their products that they have graciously allowed us to give away 1 bottle(200 packs) of DEFEND+PLUS Prophy Paste and 1 pack of Defend Impression Trays (12 ct).

To enter to win these great products, simply follow @dentalheroes on Twitter and “like” Mydent on Facebook. When you’ve done both, let me know in a comment under this post. A winner will be picked at random on Friday, May 20, 2011. The announcement will be posted right here on Stay tuned, and good luck!

Reader Comments

  1. Jessica Dobbs May 16th

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    Following @dentalheroes on twitter (as Jessarayray)

  2. Jessica Dobbs May 16th

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    “like” Mydent on Facebook (as Jessa Dobbs)

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