Bartell Drugs to offer free dental checkups to 115 children


SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs is partnering with the University of Washington’s Center for Pediatric Dentistry to provide dental care checkups to 115 children in need.

In honor of February’s Children’s Dental Health Month, Bartell’s contribution will be matched by Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children: The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Crest/Oral B is providing free toothbrushes to more than 100 children as part of the project.

Bartells is also offering a $1 in-store coupon for any of its Premier Value toothbrushes. With each toothbrush purchased through this offer, a free dental hygiene kit will be provided to a child in need via Crest/Oral B.

“Bartell Drugs is pleased to be part of helping put children’s dental care in the spotlight,” said Ric Brewer, senior communications manager for Bartells. “Effective and early dental care and hygiene is the foundation to long-term health and wellness.”

Added Dean Joel Berg of the University of Washington School of Dentistry: “As a pediatric dentist, I’m excited to have the support of Bartell Drugs and the Healthy Smiles Healthy Children Foundation for our Children’s Dental Health Month activities at the UW Center for Pediatric Dentistry. Their help, plus a valuable contribution from Crest/Oral B, will make it possible for us to provide preventive care for more than 100 children in need at the Center during the month.”

Bartell Drugs, founded on 1890, operates 65 locations in Washington State’s King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties. 

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