National Facial Protection Month

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National Facial Protection Month
April is National Facial Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month and the New York Islanders, Smile Train and the Islanders’ Team Dentist, Dr. Marc Herman, believe that not only is it important to have a Bright Smile, but it’s important to protect your Healthy Smile.

Help celebrate National Facial Protection Month - upload a smiling photo of yourself to Twitter or Instagram using #SmileNFPM through April 30th.

Not only will Dr. Herman contribute $1 per photo uploaded to Smile Train,* your smiling photo could be displayed on the Jumbotron during an Islanders’ home game in April.

Home games include:

Tue Apr 2, 2013: Jets

Sat Apr 6, 2013: Lightning

Tue Apr 9, 2013: Flyers

Sat Apr 13, 2013: Rangers

Tue Apr 16, 2013: Panthers

*Up to $1,250.

Smile Train’s Mission:

A bright, healthy smile is something pretty wondrous. It brings us pleasure and love. Yet every three minutes, in developing countries around the world, a child is born with a cleft that denies him or her this essential experience. There are more than one million children who struggle to eat and speak; too poverty-stricken to have their clefts repaired. Most cannot attend school or hold a job and suffer a life of shame and humiliation.

Fortunately, Smile Train provides more than 340 free cleft repair surgeries a day to poor children everywhere — giving them back the precious gift of a smile and with it, another chance at life. Won't you send us your smile, and help change a child's life forever.

For as little as $250 and in as little as 45 minutes Smile Train can provide a desperate child with free cleft surgery and a bright new smile. Donate to Smile Train Today.

Steps:
1. Say cheese! - Take a photo of your favorite smile
2. Share it with the world! - Upload your photo to Instagram, Twitter or Tumblr using the Hashtag #SmileNFPM in the caption.
3. Help give a child a new smile! - Dr. Herman will donate $1per photo uploaded to Smile Train

Facial Protection:

You should wear a helmet when participating in a variety of sports and activities, including but not limited to hockey, baseball, football, riding your bike, and skiing. Wearing a helmet can help protect you from concussions and damage to your brain and face in the event of an impact.

Mouthguards can help protect your face and smile, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to the soft tissues of the mouth during an impact.

Protecting your face also means proper oral hygiene which helps prevent oral diseases and other illnesses. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and avoid sugary, starchy snacks or sugary drinks.

Be sure to visit your dentist often for regular checkups.

A healthy mouth and healthy teeth are essential for high-quality cleft care. Proper oral hygiene reduces the risk of infection from cleft surgery and paves the way for a healthy smile throughout life.

Remember to show off your beautiful, healthy teeth – Smile!

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 74 37 25 12 216 199 86
10 FLA 75 34 26 15 186 205 83
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 75 31 32 12 167 192 74
14 CAR 74 28 36 10 173 202 66
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 76 34 40 -3 74
R. Strome 75 15 32 19 47
K. Okposo 54 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 75 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 76 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 70 23 16 12 39
J. Bailey 64 15 23 4 38
J. Boychuk 66 8 25 9 33
T. Hamonic 66 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 72 10 19 15 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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