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UI Health and 3M Racing revs up children’s good dental health

Posted: September  06, 2013 by UI Health Marketing

Thursday, September 12

UI Health Dental & Oral Care at College of Dentistry 
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
801 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612-7211 (View Map)

Press conference: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Student screening: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

As part of the NASCAR race week at Chicagoland Speedway, the American Dental Association's (ADA) Give Kids A Smile® program,3M Racing, 3M ESPE Dental, Henry Schein Cares, CareCredit℠ and the ADA Foundation are coming to the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. The Dental & Oral Care at College of Dentistry - Department of Pediatric Dentistry will host a special high-speed oral health screening event featuring members of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion race team and the No. 16 3M race car.  Children from St. Malachy's Elementary will rev up their dental health practices with a free check-up, cleaning and fluoride treatment, along with prizes, entertainment and high-speed fun.

3M Racing revs up children's good dental health with the ADA's Give Kids A Smile program, ADA Foundation, Henry Schein, Inc., CareCredit and 3M ESPE Dental at UI Health, the Dental & Oral Care at College of Dentistry - Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

A dental health screening and education event for more than 100 local elementary school students - all with a high-speed racing theme as part of the upcoming race at Chicagoland Speedway. The No. 16 3M race car, team members from 3M Racing and PeeBo, the 3M Racing Pit Bull mascot, will all be there to help rev up kids' good dental health.

Media Opportunities: You're invited to join us for the event and help put good dental health on the fast track. Interviews are available with UIC faculty members, Dr. Joseph Hagenbruch, ADA Trustee, community leaders and select students. To RSVP or for more information contact Debby Robinson at or 312.505.4336.  

Parking is provided in the Paulina Street Parking Structure, which has entrances on Paulina Street or Marshfield Street between Polk and Taylor. Please bring your parking ticket for validation.



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