Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Shriners Hospital for Children -- Honolulu new Dental Clinic
Henry Schein Celebrates Opening of the Dr. Gary I. Kondo Suite at Shriners Hospital for Children -- Honolulu Henry Schein Cares donates dental chair and equipment to support dental clinic that will enhance access to oral health care for underserved children in Hawaii and the Pacific Rim HENRY SCHEIN, INC. DR. KONDO Henry Schein Dental donated a Midmark Dental Chair and Unit, as well as Nomad mobile X- ray technology to the Dr. Gary I. Kondo Dental Suite through Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global corporate social responsibility program. Pictured from L to R: Kevin Kondo; Gene Bracewell, Treasurer for Shriners Hospital for Children; Mary Kondo; Brian Brady, Henry Schein Dental Hawaii Regional Manager; Gary Young, Director of Operations, Hawaii Family Dental Centers. (PRNewsFoto/Henry Schein, Inc.) MELVILLE, NY UNITED STATES MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Dental, the U.S. dental division of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, celebrated the opening of the Dr. Gary I. Kondo Dental Suite at the Shriners Hospital for Children located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Henry Schein Dental donated a Midmark Dental Chair and Unit, as well as Nomad mobile X-ray technology to the Dr. Gary I. Kondo Dental Suite through Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global corporate social responsibility program. The dental operatory is the first of its kind for the Shriners Hospital for Children system, which includes 22 hospitals nationwide. The dental clinic will serve children from the State of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim, regardless of their ability to pay. Dentists and staff from around the State of Hawaii have already begun to offer their volunteer time and services to the new dental clinic. "Henry Schein Dental is proud to partner with Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu, one of the most admired and well respected hospitals in the world, to enhance access to care for children in need from Hawaii and the Pacific Rim," said Brian Brady, Hawaii Regional Manager, Henry Schein Dental. "It is inspiring to see the vision of the late Dr. Gary I. Kondo realized in this new operatory, and to know that his legacy will carry on for years to come through the countless children who will be treated at this state-of-the-art dental suite."