Dental Health Info Article

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


LOS ANGELES - May 20, 2008 - 1-800-DENTIST, the nation's leading dental marketing resource, recently received a Telly Award that recognizes distinction and creative work in commercial advertising. The newly crowned commercial is titled "Insurance" and was 1-800-DENTIST's first animated spot. The primary message of the spot encourages consumers to utilize their dental insurance before the end of the year.

Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The Telly Awards is a widely known, and highly respected, national and international competition that receives over 13,000 entries annually from all 50 states and countries worldwide.

"As a company, we are excited to receive such a distinguished honor for our efforts," said Fred Joyal, CEO and Co-Founder of 1-800-DENTIST. "Our continuing mission with commercial advertising is to promote the importance of dentistry with clear messaging that prompts people to take action with their oral health."

For over 23 years, 1-800-DENTIST has been promoting dentistry in the living rooms of Americans, educating the public on the benefits of seeing a dentist regularly and matching them with one that is right for their individual or family need. 1-800-DENTIST commercials air 5,000 times a month on national television networks, including NBC, CBS and ABC. To view the award-winning commercial, please click here to see dental comercials.