Image of NASDAQ Stock Market.The American Dental Association (ADA) and Henry Schein Inc, Melville, NY, were among a number of representatives from the orthodontic and dental industries to ring the opening bell for the NASDAQ Stock Market in New York on March 26, 2013.

The opening was held in conjunction with the FDI World Dental Federation’s “World Oral Health Day.” The event recognizes the importance of oral health to total health and was created in 2007 by FDI World Dental Federation, which serves as the principal representative body for over one million dentists worldwide, including 200 national member associations and specialist groups from more than 130 countries.

The ADA, Henry Schein, and FDI leaders were joined at the stock exchange by “World Oral Health Day” global sponsors Listerine Brand and Unilever, along with other leading dental professionals.

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