to Bring Healthy Smiles to Youth at Harlem Children’s Zone
Oral-B has teamed up with Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, nationally recognized NYC based oral health expert and regular contributor on “The Dr. Oz Show,” to help Americans improve their oral health. Through a charitable partnership, Oral-B and Dr. Levine’s GLO Good Foundation are educating Americans on the importance of having good oral health. They visited and will be visiting select areas throughout the country, starting right here in Harlem on January 24th.
Dr. Levine joined more than 300 kids (ages K-12) at the Harlem Children’s Zone to host a special themed event, “Brush Up Smile Zone!” The event included a variety of fun and educational activities that spread the message about the importance of good oral health –as it relates to overall health.
PLUS! Dr. Mehmet Oz, Emmy® Award-winning host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” made a special appearance supporting his colleague and very own dentist Dr. Levine, sharing the importance of this mission. Along with Geoffrey Canada, introducing Dr. Levine and Dr. Oz.
WHERE: Countee Cullen Community Center, PS 194
244 West 144th Street, New York, NY
Located between 7th Avenue (Frederick Douglass Blvd) and 8th Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd)
WHO: Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, Oral Health Expert
Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of “The Dr. Oz Show”
· Photos of Dr. Levine and Dr. Oz demonstrating oral health care tips via interactive presentation using props from “The Dr. Oz Show”
· Photos of more than 300 Harlem Children’s Zone kids participating in “Brush Up Smile Zone” activities, including:
Tooth [Photo] Booth
Plaque Attack Experiment
Brushing Bingo and more!
ABOUT ORAL-B: Oral-B is the worldwide leader in the over $5 billion brushing market and is working to help to raise nationwide awareness of the importance of having a healthy mouth. Part of the Procter & Gamble Company, the brand includes manual and power toothbrushes for children and adults, oral irrigators and interdental products, such as dental floss. Through its work with Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, Oral-B is encouraging Americans to take control of their oral health, and helping to educate them on the relationship between oral health and overall health. For more information, visit OralB.comor Facebook.com/OralB.
ABOUT GLO GOOD FOUNDATION: The GLO GOOD foundation is a nonprofit organization founded by Dr. Jonathan B. Levine and his business partner and wife Stacey Levine, GLO Science founder, to build oral health initiatives in underserved populations globally. GLO GOOD creates comprehensive initiatives around oral health education, conducts screenings, delivers dental care and develops products that give people the tools to promote good oral health. The mission of the foundation is to make all people smile, and for good oral health to be available to everyone. To learn more about GLO GOOD, the founders and the GLO mission, visit: www.gloscience.com/glogood
ABOUT HARLEM CHILDREN’S ZONE:
The nonprofit Harlem Children’s Zone serves more than 11,000 children – from birth through college – and their families through a comprehensive network of education, social-service and community-building programs. The agency’s goal is to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty through education.