Corporate Responsibility

We Support America’s ToothFairy

Centrix has long been a supporter of America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF). We are again thrilled to be recognized by this organization for our product donations and support. With our assistance, and the assistance of many other organizations, America’s Toothfairy is able to help millions of children receive the dental care they so desperately need. America’s Toothfairy also educates children, families and care givers about oral health and has many tools resources on their website at AmericasToothfairy.org/programs-resources that help nurture healthy habits. Centrix is proud to continue to support America’s Toothfairy in their mission to “…repair broken smiles and…help foster healthy habits to last a lifetime.” For more information on...

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Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) Foundation Thanks Centrix for Donation

Centrix donates to the DTA Foundation. In a heartwarming letter from the Dental Trade Alliance, Laura Fleming Doyle, the Executive Director, let us know how much our donation meant, and how important it is to help those with special needs. Their grant project is one that is near and dear to our hearts. Laura wrote: "Centrix’s donation in 2017 made a real impact as the DTA Foundation worked to broaden awareness of oral health’s impact on overall health while working to improve access to oral health care in America.She went on to elaborate, "Without you, the innovative pilot projects and dental student scholarships funded by the DTA Foundation would not be possible....

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Centrix Donates Products to Dentistry from the Heart Nonprofit in California

We were very happy to donate to this worthy cause, Dentistry from the Heart (DFTH), an event led by Robert A. McCulla, DDS at his Turlock Dental practice in Turlock, California. This is Dr. McCulla’s 5th year hosting the event that is part of a worldwide nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free dental care to those in need. Dr. McCulla and a team of 2 dentists, 4 hygienists and 3 oral surgeons provided free cleanings, extractions and fillings to patients in need. “This is an event we look forward to every year knowing we have served nearly 500 patients seeking free dental care to date. Donations like those received from...

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Centrix Welcomes Future Dental Hygienists, Awards Scholarship

We were thrilled to welcome a group of future dental hygienists to Centrix this week from the acclaimed Fones School of Dental Hygiene at nearby University of Bridgeport. We’re so proud of their hard work and dedication that will ultimately result in helping patients maintain good oral health and healthy smiles. The Fones students were given a tour of the Centrix manufacturing facility and operations, and an opportunity to speak with others in the field of dentistry about their career goals and aspirations. Additionally, a top-notch student received a scholarship for academic excellence that will be applied toward their education. One former hygiene student who took the tour now...

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Centrix Supports Give Kids a Smile

Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) is a project that is near and dear to our hearts. Each year we take pride in assisting this organization in their mission to provide dental care to underserved children. We received a wonderful note from GKAS thanking Centrix for our donations: On Friday, February 3, 2017 we celebrated the 15th Anniversary of Give Kids A Smile (GKAS). As we look back at the impact this program has made on 5.5 million children who received oral health services, we would be remiss if we did not recognize our generous supplier partners.  Together, your donations of more than $15 million in oral health care products make it possible...

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Centrix Supports the 2016 Virtual ToothFairy Ball & Online Auction

One of our favorite events, The Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction, is an online fundraiser and auction benefiting America’s ToothFairy Affiliate clinics and programs for children. Centrix was proud to donate FluoroDose Fluoride Varnish to the 2016 Online Auction. Because the online auction is a virtual event, 100% of the contributions go directly to helping children, rather than funding a live event. They sent us a very kind thank you, and we’d like to send them a thanks in return for all their hard work. Together with other dental manufacturers, over $178,000 was raised to provide education, preventive services and treatment for children. Thank you America’s ToothFairy! We ...

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Future Dental Hygienists Visit Centrix from South Korea

For the 2nd year in a row, the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport welcomed and hosted 12 South Korean dental hygiene students and 2 faculty members from Sun Moon University in Asan, South Korea. The students have been attending classes and going on field trips to many businesses, dental offices, and schools this past week. We were lucky enough to spend some quality time with these students and give them a tour of the Centrix R &D and manufacturing facility here in Shelton, CT. Here, the students are pictured with Centrix founder, a dentist himself, Dr. William B. Dragan and Bill Dragan, the President...

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Centrix Donates Dental Supplies to the Kids of Moca, Dominican Republic

From time to time, we like to highlight some of the wonderful volunteers who provide dental services to the people who need them most -- because we believe everybody deserves to have a happy, healthy smile. We received this video from Dr. Jack Meibaum with the Mision Para Los Niños in the Dominican Republic. His dental clinics provide free or greatly reduced dental services primarily to children who are either at risk of, or have already sustained damage to their teeth caused by neglect. He and teams of visiting dentists and staff from the US also provide preventative care to help children get on the right track. Dr. Meibaum...

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Centrix Supports “Henry Schein Cares” Foundation

Centrix continually gives back to the community, to underserved areas of the world, and to organizations and foundations that make a difference in the oral health of children. One of these foundations is Henry Schein Cares, which supports the ADA’s Give Kids a Smile program. This program enhances the oral health of large numbers of needy children and highlights for policy makers the ongoing challenges that disadvantaged families face in finding dental care. The value that hese programs provide resonates with us and, because we too want to enhance the oral health of the world’s population, we made a generous donation of 6,300 boxes of FluoroDose Fluoride Varnish to Henry...

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