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April 29, 2010 10:41 ET

Hu-Friedy Pledges $25,000 to American Association of Orthodontists Foundation

Donation Supports Advances in Orthodontic Care

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - April 29, 2010) - Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacture of dental instruments, today announced that it has donated $25,000 to the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) to support education and research, access to care, and other key concerns of the orthodontic community.

Dr. Steve Hershey, President of AAOF says, "The AAOF is delighted to have Hu-Friedy join our corporate partners and demonstrate its commitment to the orthodontic specialty. Hu-Friedy's generous donation brightens the future of orthodontic education and continues to fulfill the mission of the Foundation."

"For more than a decade, Hu-Friedy has been producing quality instruments that help Orthodontists perform at their best and assist them in delivering the highest level of care to their patients," commented Ron Saslow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hu-Friedy. "This donation is a logical extension of our support of the orthodontic community and our commitment to investing in education and research that will drive innovation."

For more information about Hu-Friedy's relationship with AAOF and the complete line of Hu-Friedy orthodontic products, or to place an order, please call 1-800-HU-FRIEDY.

About Hu-Friedy
Founded in Chicago in 1908, Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company helps dental professionals perform at their best by producing dental instruments designed to function as an extension of each practitioner's particular skill. Its products, hand-crafted by highly-skilled artisans, are known for their precision, performance, longevity, reliability and quality. Hu-Friedy products are distributed in more than 75 countries, and the Company has offices in Rotterdam, Leimen, as well as Shanghai and Tokyo.