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1-800-DENTIST’s Consumer Press Releases

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January 23, 2014 - Dental Patients Say Office Cleanliness Is a Top Concern

Office cleanliness is a top concern of dental patients according to a new survey conducted by 1-800-DENTIST®.

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August 5, 2013 - 1-800-DENTIST Premieres More “Useless” TV Commercials

1-800-DENTIST®, the nation’s most-trusted provider of free, personalized dentist referrals, is launching a new series of commercials in its popular “Useless” TV advertising campaign. The new thirty- and fifteen-second spots begin airing on August 5, 2013 as part of a $50 million advertising campaign aimed at helping consumers find their perfect dentist.

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July 20, 2013 - Californians Upbeat About Their Dentists

Citizens of the Golden State lead the nation in their positive view of the dental profession and their surprisingly strong commitment to going to their dentist regularly. A recent survey conducted by 1-800-DENTIST®, the nation’s most-trusted provider of personalized dentist referrals, found that 75% of Californians see a dentist for a checkup at least once a year.

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June 28, 2013 - Over Half of New Yorkers Are Unhappy with Their Dentist

A 2013 survey by 1-800-DENTIST found that over half (54%) of all New Yorkers are unhappy with their current dentist. The survey shows that people are more likely to look for a new dentist in New York than elsewhere in the country.

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May 31, 2013 - Dental Patients Happier with Neat-Freak Dentists

Ninety-one percent of patients surveyed by 1-800-DENTIST ranked cleanliness as a reason why they would return to the same dentist for a follow-up appointment.

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November 5, 2012 – 1-800-DENTIST Sends Hurricane Sandy Relief Aid

LOS ANGELES, CA –November 5, 2012 – 1-800-DENTIST®, the nation’s leading free dental matching service, today announced that it is sending emergency oral hygiene supplies to relief organizations assisting victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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August 31, 2011 - 1-800-DENTIST® on HBO’s Hit Series True Blood

Los Angeles, CA – August 31, 2011 – 1-800-DENTIST®, the dental profession’s largest patient lead-generation company, made a special “guest appearance” on the August 21 and 28 episodes of HBO’s Emmy®-nominated TV series, True Blood.

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July 6, 2010 - Good News For People With Smiles That "Bite"

As an advocate of regular dental care, 1-800-DENTIST® understands that many people can't afford the dentistry they need. That's why the nation's leading free resource for consumers in search of a dentist has launched a nationwide $30,000 smile makeover contest called "My Smile Bites". To enter, contestants must upload a personal video showing what's wrong with their smile explaining how these problems affect their lives. Video submissions will be accepted through November 10, 2009 noon PST.

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June 29, 2010 - 1-800-DENTIST® Announces New CEO for the Nation’s Leading Dental Marketing Company

1-800-DENTIST®, the nation's leading dental marketing company for both consumers and dentists, announced today the addition of Gregg Coccari as Chief Executive Officer.

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June 23, 2009 - Blogging For Love of Dentistry

For the most up-to-date dental care information, follow Fred's blog! 1-800-DENTIST's CEO reflects on his professional (and personal) experiences in the dental industry.

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Need information on dentistry? Check out the latest version of 1800dentist.com! We've redesigned our website to meet the growing need for online dentists and dental information in the U.S.

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Tooth decay is the number one childhood disease in America. 1-800-DENTIST and TCDC are hosting another SMILE-O-WEEN to promote proper dental care for kids.

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May 20, 2008 - 1-800-DENTIST Recognized for Excellence in Commercial Advertising

Our TV commercials promote the importance of dentistry and encourage patients to take care of their oral health. Recently, our "Insurance" commercial won the distinguished Telly Award.

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February 5, 2008 - The Mouth Is at the Very Heart of the Matter

New research shows that periodontal disease can lead to heart disease. But practicing good oral hygiene habits and visiting your dentist regularly can help reduce the risk.

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October 26, 2007 - SMILE-O-WEEN Provides Saftey Tips & Healthy Smiles

Taking care of your oral health at a young age can help build a lifetime of healthy dental habits. Our SMILE-O-WEEN event teaches kids about oral health at a crucial time of the year.

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