CareCredit Celebrates 30 Years of Making Healthcare Possible

Thirty years ago, CareCreditwas founded on a simple idea: Everyone deserves a smile.

Patients needed a way to help pay for dental implants so they could comfortably enjoy

eating and smiling. CareCredit was born and the brand has evolved to be a leading

provider of promotional financing to consumers for healthcare procedures and services.

The CareCredit credit card is a flexible payment option available at more than 200,000

locations across the United States, including veterinary, cosmetic, hearing health, dental

and vision practices, as well as health-focused retailers such as LensCrafters, Rite-Aid

and Bowflex. With nearly $70 billion of care financed since 1987, CareCredit has helped

millions of people with everything from their family’s dental and hearing health to

veterinary care for their pets.

Along with advances in care, the CareCredit health, wellness and personal care credit

card has expanded its breadth of services and reach during the last 30 years:

  • More than 24 million accounts opened since inception.
  • More than 12,000 people apply for a CareCredit card nearly every day to help pay for care.
  • A new cardholder is approved, on average, every 14 seconds.
  • On average, more than 822,000 card acceptance locator searches on every month via desktop and mobile.
  • More than two-thirds of all dental practices and more than 7 out of 10 veterinary practices in the nation accept CareCredit.

“We started so we could help patients move forward with care,” said Dave Fasoli, CEO,

CareCredit. “It’s still what keeps us moving forward after 30 years. We’re proud of the

fact that we’ve continued to reliably serve healthcare providers and their patients and

clients through many changes in the healthcare environment. We help thousands of

people every day and millions of people every year. Our focus remains offering our

cardholders more ways to use the card, in more places, for more things.”

As part of its 30th anniversary, CareCredit is inviting cardholders to enter the My Best

30 Sweepstakes now through March 31, 2017 by visiting

Official Rules for the sweepstakes can be found at

Eligible cardholders 18 years of age or older and residents of the United States or its

territories as of January 14, 2017 will be invited to submit their story of how CareCredit

has helped them, their families or their pets. To celebrate CareCredit’s 30th anniversary,

30 lucky cardholders will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries to win


For 30 years CareCredit, from Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), has helped millions of

people pay for needed and desired care and health expenses. CareCredit is a health,

wellness and personal care credit card accepted through a national network of more

than 200,000 healthcare providers and health-focused retailers. For more information

on CareCredit, call 800-300-3046 or visit For more information

about Synchrony Financial visit For more information visit


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