Giving Oahu Something to Smile About
Local dentists provide free electric toothbrushes, support community health
OAHU (February 27, 2012) – Six Oahu-based dentists will kick off a promotional campaign to encourage residents to “Spring into 2012” with proper dental care for their entire family. Along with a free electric toothbrush giveaway for each family member, these Smile Source® dentists will be giving back to the community and encouraging health and wellness through sponsorship of the Haleiwa Triathlon on March 3rd and Honolulu 5K for Kids on April 29th. The promotion is scheduled to run from February 27th until May 31st and allows for up to four family members to receive a free Oral-B electric toothbrush upon scheduling a dental appointment. With the rising concern regarding oral health in Hawaii, the goal of the campaign is to convey the importance of maintaining proper oral health. According to a survey conducted by the Dental Health Division of the Hawaii State Department of Health, Hawaiian children have one of the highest rates of cavities in the nation.
“Smile Source® is committed to the overall health of Oahu citizens and is taking steps to help ensure all families receive the proper dental care,” says Smile Source® administrator, Dr. James Choy. “By providing a free electric toothbrush, we hope to make available the tools necessary to maintain this care. We are also enthusiastic about the opportunity to give back to the community through Haleiwa Triathlon and Honolulu 5K for Kids,” he adds. As residents and business owners in Oahu, the Smile Source® dentists find it important to give back to the community in which they live and service while promoting overall health and wellness. The first event, Haleiwa Triathlon, will take place on Saturday, March 3rd at Haleiwa Beach Park and includes a 500 meter swim, 12 mile bike ride and 3 mile run. The Honolulu 5K for Kids is slated for April 29th and will take place in downtown Honolulu. The event includes a 5K race and 1 mile Keiki Fun Run/Walk to support the organization’s mission to provide fitness programs in Hawaii schools and fight childhood obesity.
Founded in 2006, Smile Source® is a network of signature dental care providers who are some of the most elite and progressive dentists in the country. Through leveraging the network’s collective power, Smile Source® is able to deliver practice and professional development tools, marketing expertise and services, and unsurpassed purchasing power. For more information, call 888-890-9990 or visit www.smilesource.com.