Ormco Corp, Orange, Calif, has announced that Smile for a Lifetime Foundation’s (S4L)second annual fund-raising event, held at the 11th Annual Damon Forum,raised $75,000. The funds will help S4L continue its mission toencourage orthodontists to provide free orthodontic care to individualswith financial challenges and special orthodontic needs.

“In 2012 alone, Smile for a Lifetime orthodontists will award morethan 1,000 orthodontic scholarships to deserving children, totaling morethan $6 million dollars in free treatment,” said Ben Burris, DDS,founder of the first S4L chapter in Jonesboro, Ark. “Without the strongsupport of Ormco, our doctors, sponsors and generous donors, we wouldnot be able to accomplish our core mission—to give children, who are indesperate need for treatment, access to professional care. As we lookahead, S4L’s goal is to add another 100 dedicated orthodontiststhroughout the US and Canada to our membership.”

The fundraiser, sponsored by Ormco, included a casino night and a silent auction.

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