Corporate Responsibility

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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Patterson Dental Sparkle Campaign a Big Success

Each year, Centrix participates in many different charitable events, donating dental product, proceeds from sales and even cash and scholoarships to these worthy causes. One of our favorite organizations is the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation…America’s Toothfairy! What better way to help support this good cause than by participating in the Patterson Dental Sparkle Campaign. We received this lovely note from NCOHF, and couldn’t be prouder of our support. “Thank you again for your participation in our promotion in partnership with Patterson Dental & their Sparkle publication during May & June. I wanted to let you know that our final numbers have come in! More than $34,000 was raised to support...

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Future Dental Hygienists Visit from Korea

Fones Dental School, “The First School of Dental Hygiene”, in Bridgeport, CT, in partnership with SMU University in South Korea, arranged for students to participate in a factory tour at Centrix headquarters. Led by Toby Hampp and Lauren Thunem, the tour gave a group of future dental hygienists a chance to see Centrix in action, from manufacturing and shipping to sales and marketing. The students were excited to see the manufacturing machinery, the products coming off the assembly lines and the detail that goes into our quality control and packaging. Also on hand for the tour, Dr. William B. Dragan and John Discko discussed access to oral health and shared their...

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Dental Trade Alliance Foundation and Centrix

“We couldn’t have done it without you!” - Laura Fleming Doyle, CAE Executive Director Dental Trade Alliance Foundation Now that’s what we at Centrix love to hear. That we helped make a difference in broadening the awareness of and access to oral health care in America. It is because of Centrix Inc.’s donation this year, that the Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) was able to affect change in the following areas: Reduced emergency room visits in Martinsville, VAIncreased oral health literacy for disadvantaged children in at least 22 statesCreative ways to increase access to oral health care for the elderly. Since 2012, the Foundation has funded fifteen $5,000 dental student scholarships to outstanding third and fourth year...

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Centrix supports MEDICO mission in Central America

Centrix truly knows how to give back to the community and the world. Our participation in the MEDICO (Medicine, Eye & Dental International Care Organization) Mission has helped hundreds of children receive FluoroDose Fluoride Varnish treatments and reduce the caries rates in Central America! Read below for the letter of appreciation we received from MEDICO. “On behalf of the board of directors of MEDICO (Medicine, Eye & Dental International Care Organization), I would like to thank Centrix for their continuing generosity in supporting our mission in Central America. MEDICO has been providing healthcare services and health education in Honduras and Nicaragua since 1990. Thanks to Centrix, we have been able to provide...

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Centrix partners with Patterson for a good cause!

Centrix supports the National Children's Oral Health Foundation in 2014! Once again, Centrix, along with many other generous companies, will donate a percentage of their sales throughout May and June 2014 to support the NCOHF: America's ToothFairy. Centrix is excited to work with Patterson to save young smiles. The products that we chose for this program work especially well on young patients and would be a great addition to any dental office. These products are being featured in Patterson's Sparkle catalog and online at the links below. Centrix FluoroDose® Fluoride VarnishCentrix LolliCaine® Topical AnestheticCentrix Tempit® Ultra-F Light Activated Intermediate Restorative Material To donate directly to NCOHF, please visit their website! Any and all donations...

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Mission Trip to Swaziland, Africa

"It was wonderful to be able to use something (Centrix C-R Syringe) that always worked and was uniform in performance from one to the next. One less thing to worry about in that environment where attention to details and safety are so important (incidence of HIV is around 45%)." Thank you, Dr. Mark Harrison Exeter, New Hampshire

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Centrix donates to Just Kids Dental

To our friends at Centrix, Inc., On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of Just Kids Dental, we would like to thank you for your donation. Every day we are honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with caring businesses, like yours, for the improved health and well-being of children. Through every encounter, Just Kids Dental provides needed preventive dental services and oral health and nutritional education, which in turn, improves overall health. By providing these services, Just Kids Dental reduces the number of school hours lost due to dental disease and the proportion of children with tooth decay. Thank you for your support of Just Kids Dental. And, thank...

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Centrix Donates FluoroDose to Fiji Dental Foundation

Centrix received some more great news about FluoroDose, our sodium fluoride cavity varnish! Fiji Dental and Medical Foundation, which serves the Malolo Island chain of Fiji, put our Fluoride Varnish to good use in February of this year. Here is an excerpt from the letter we received: “We are so grateful for the Centrix donation of fluoride and would like to tell you about our trip and how your donation helped make it possible. Our foundation is Fiji Dental and Medical Foundation. It is a 501(c)3 that provides dental and medical services to the people living in the Malolo Island chain of Fiji. Our inaugural clinic took place in February...

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Kenya Smiles + Centrix = Smiling Children

“Kenya Smiles is a comprehensive public health and dental care project of the 71 Rotary Clubs of District 5160 in Northern California and the Rotary Club of Karen-Nairobi, Kenya. It is a model plan designed to improve the oral health of children in Kenya through the development of a sustainable dental preventive care program.” Says Sheila Hurst, Kenya Smiles Project Team Leader. In June, Centrix donated FluoroDose fluoride varnish to help this great organization. Approximately 500 patients turned up for the Kenya dental program, with 40% of those being children. Everyone was excited about having FluoroDose applied to their teeth, most especially the mothers of the children! It was also...

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