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Give Kids A Smile Provides Free Oral Health Care to Nearly Half-Million Children
Date:2/26/2009

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The GKAS program is the ADA's major annual outreach to underserved children. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols joined the Give Kids A Smile team this year. The National League's 2008 Most Valuable Player generously donated his time in recording a public service announcement (PSA) that aired nationwide beginning in mid-January. To view the PSA and find out more about GKAS, visit http://kids.ada.org/ .

About the American Dental Association

Celebrating its 150th anniversary, the not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing more than 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit the Association's Web site at www.ada.org


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