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Mercy Medical Center receives dental care packages


On April 7, health care workers at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre received dental care packages from ProHEALTH Dental, to help them maintain their oral health during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 500 oral health kits—which include toothbrushes, toothpaste and dental floss—were delivered to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

The donations are meant to assist busy doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals spending long hours at the hospital who might not prioritize their own oral health while trying to help patients, according to Norton Travis, CEO of ProHEALTH Dental.

“While they deserve our appreciation every day, during this crisis, when their bravery and devotion is saving lives, we wanted to thank our healthcare heroes and help them maintain good oral health,” Travis said. “Their dedication and sacrifice have our deepest gratitude and admiration.”