Local Plano, TX Dentist raises funds for Breast Cancer Research with Smile Pink's Pink Swarovski Crystal.
Online PR News – 10-September-2010 – – DALLAS – September 9. 2010 – A focus of Whitmore Dental is to bring breast cancer awareness to the community through the positive power of smiles. The Smile For The Cause message is to promote positive attitudes through smiles which are directly attributed to physical wellbeing. Whitmore Dental is proud to partner with Smile Pink in promoting proactive testing and research which aids in early detection and prevention of breast cancer. Whitmore Dental and Smile Pink are giving 100% of their donations to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®. "Smile Pink is a fresh and innovative campaign that will help spread awareness about the importance of funding lifesaving breast cancer research, while giving patients the opportunity to brighten their smiles,” said Lucretia Gilbert, Director of Development at The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®.
The facts are sobering. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. One women every 2 ½ minutes will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Over 200,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and 40,000 of them will die from the disease. Breast cancer also occurs in men. In fact, over one thousand men will be diagnosed this year.
Smile Pinks signature Pink Swarovski Crystal is applied to the tooth with a temporary dental adhesive. It is safe, and takes less than a minute for a dentist to apply. The Pink Swarovski Crystal Smile that is part of the Smile Pink breast cancer awareness campaign will be visible in all willing to SHOW support to remind men and women to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Whitmore Dental is an unremitting supporter and advocate for breast cancer awareness and research. This Dedication of Whitmore Dental shows the commitment and support to Smile Pink and the families who have endured the hardships of breast cancer and to offer hope, strength, and encouragement to the many women, men and their families who are affected by breast cancer every day.
About Dr. Marcus Whitmore
A West Texas native, Dr. Marcus Whitmore graduated from the Baylor College of Dentistry and attended the first postgraduate Continuum of Aesthetic Dentistry held at Baylor College of Dentistry. Dr. Whitmore is a recipient of the prestigious F.A.C.E. Award (Fellowship in the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics), faculty member at Baylor College of Dentistry, member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Dallas County Dental Society.