Aspen Dental Partners With Oral Health America In Fight Against Oral Cancer

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Aspen Dental Supports Oral Health America's National Spit Tobacco Education Program

Aspen Dental is partnering with Oral Health America (OHA) in support of OHA's National Spit Tobacco Education Program (NSTEP), an oral health education and oral cancer prevention program, at the Little League Baseball World Series (LLBWS), August 21-August 30, 2009 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

The NSTEP program focuses on educating young athletes and parents about the importance of good oral health, the dangers of tobacco use and the prevention of oral cancer.

"When detected early, oral cancer is treatable," says Dr. Arwinder Judge, Vice President, Clinical Support, Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI). "That's why it's so important to educate people starting at an early age about the dangers of tobacco use and the need for good oral health. It's essential that young people are made aware of what they can do to prevent oral cancer, and ways that they can get into good oral health habits.

"As the nation's premier branded dental group practice, Aspen Dental-affiliated dentists and hygienists are committed to enhancing the oral health literacy of patients so they fully understand the importance of good oral healthcare. That's why our partnership with Oral Health America is such a natural fit," continued Judge.

Aspen Dental will be on site during the Little League World Series to distribute patient education materials and offer information about its 200 locations nationwide. In addition, Aspen Dental is offering 20 percent off general dental services and $10 off Vizilite® Plus Oral Cancer Screening to all attendees of the Little League Baseball World Series.

Aspen Dental offers affordable high-quality, full-service dentistry and denture care. Each Aspen Dental office provides a full range of services to patients including general and cosmetic dentistry such as teeth whitening, hygiene and oral surgery, and fixed and removable prosthetic dentistry. Aspen Dental, a leader in denture care, offers eight styles of full and partial dentures from its own ComfiDents® brand dentures.

For more information about Aspen Dental visit the company's Website at http://www.aspendent.com.

About Aspen Dental:
Aspen Dental is a leading provider of denture and dental care services committed to providing patients with affordable, high-quality care. Aspen Dental is the only company authorized to provide eight styles of its hand-crafted, full and partial ComfiDents® brand dentures. Aspen Dental has grown from 13 offices and three states in 1998 to more than 200 locations in 18 states. More than 300 licensed dentists and 200 dental hygienists work with Aspen Dental throughout Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington and Wisconsin.

In 2008, Aspen Dental recorded more than 1.5 million patient visits, including visits from more than 260,000 new patients. Aspen Dental meets the demand for high-quality, yet affordable denture and dental services by offering convenient locations, extended hours, affordable fees and a wide range of payment plan options. The company works with all insurance plans.

For more information about Aspen Dental and the services it provides, please visit http://www.aspendent.com

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