NASCAR's Danica Patrick Is Driving a New Dental Campaign
Whether she's practicing new yoga poses, cooking gourmet meals, creating a new fashion line, or is behind the wheel of a racecar, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has proven time is no competition for her busy lifestyle.
And when it comes to health and hygiene, she does not waste a minute. Especially when she's helping others in the process — something she does with the help of her Aspen Dental "Tooth Fairy Squad."
"You can always make time for things that are important," she told Dr. Manny Alvarez on "Health Talk."
What's important to her? Partnering with Aspen Dental to bring free, quality dental care to veterans in the United States.
"The Healthy Mouth Movement was started back in 2014 and has donated over 6 million dollars worth of free oral care." And though the service was initially opened to everyone when it began, it evolved in 2015 to solely treat veterans, since those were the people most in need of appointments.
"Since 2014, more than 7,000 volunteers have helped deliver more than $6 million worth of free dental care to nearly 11,500 patients across 33 states," FOX News Health wrote, and Patrick continues to be one of those volunteers.
But this is certainly not the only reason these veterans have to smile. In fact, as part of Aspen Dental's "Smile 4 Your Service" program, 1,000 veterans will be invited to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 in Charlotte, N.C. on October 8.
With VIP treatment at the race, including pre-concert tickets, pit passes, and meet-and-greets, these veterans will surely be grinning ear-to-ear. And they deserve it.
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