In recognition of Veterans Day, nearly 600 Aspen Dental locations will open on Saturday, November 6and to provide free care to military veterans across the country. Now in her 7and year, Service Day provides free veterans with much-needed dental care to honor their service and break down barriers to care.
“The annual service day is an incredibly rewarding day for dentists and teams across the Aspen Dental network,” said Dr. Lauren McDonough, vice president of practice owner development at Aspen Dental Management, Inc. our small way of giving back to our country’s veterans, who have given so much to all of us.
Since 2014, dentists and their teams at Aspen Dental brand offices across the country have donated more than $22 million in dental services to more than 27,500 veterans and those in need through the Healthy Movement. Mouth.
Millions of Americans struggle to access dental care every year, and veterans are no exception – in fact, American veterans are not eligible for dental benefits through the Veterans Administration. , unless they are 100% disabled, have a service-related mouth injury, or have been a POW. Additionally, during the COVID-19 pandemic, dentists have reported an increase in teeth grinding, cavities, and gum disease, largely attributed to pandemic-related stress and changes in health habits.
How veterans can make an appointment
Starting today, veterans can call 1-844-277-3646 (1-844-ASPENHMM) to find a participating Aspen dental practice in their community and book an appointment. Prior appointments are required.
During the service day, dentists and Aspen Dental teams focus on addressing the most urgent dental needs to help veterans get rid of pain, from fillings and extractions to basic hygiene and repairs. dentures.
For more information about Service Day and the Healthy Mouth Movement, visit www.HealthyMouthMovement.com.
About Aspen Dental Practices
The Aspen Dental network includes more than 930 offices, in 43 states, owned and operated by practice owners and independent dentists, who share a commitment to creating access to care for those who need it most. These independent practice owners expect to record six million patient visits in 2021, driven by a commitment to breaking down barriers to affordable, quality oral healthcare. Each dental team provides patients with a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental environment to meet their dental challenges, including comprehensive exams, cleanings, extractions, fillings, periodontal treatments, whitenings, oral surgeries, dental work. crowns and bridges and denture services. For more information, visit www.aspendental.com.
About Aspen Dental Management, Inc.
Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) is one of the largest and most trusted healthcare business support organizations in the United States. care, emergencies and medico-aesthetics. Working in partnership with practice owners and independent clinicians, the team is united by one goal: to prove that healthcare can be better and smarter for everyone. ADMI provides a full suite of centralized business support services that enhance the impact of four consumer-facing companies: Aspen Dental, ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers, WellNow Urgent Care and Chapter Aesthetic Studio. Each brand has access to a vast community of experts, tools and resources to grow their practices, and an unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality consumer healthcare experiences at scale.
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