The Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists Gives Back to the Community by Volunteering at the Iowa Mission of Mercy

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The Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists (PPP) will be heading to Des Moines, IA to volunteer their time at the Iowa Mission of Mercy on October 18 – 19, 2013. The MOM will take place at the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

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What a wonderful event the dental organizations are putting together. To be able to touch the lives of so many people is truly incredible, Kristin Garrison, National Marketing Manager, PPP.

Doors will open at the Varied Industries Building to patients at 6:00 am. Individuals of all ages are welcome. The dental clinic will be run on a first-come, first-served basis. Depending on the need of the patient, services may include cleanings, extractions, fillings, a limited number of root canals, and a limited number of "flipper" partials. The Iowa MOM is not able to provide crowns, dentures, or bridges.

PPP’s involvement with the Mission of Mercy began in 2011 as a way to give back to the community on a national level. During the rewarding and memorable days volunteering at the events, PPP members lend a helping hand with patient registration, looking after small children and comforting those patients who are nervous about receiving care or any other job that is needed of them. While it does get hectic, PPP members are happy to volunteer at MOM events because of the overwhelming joy patients express when they receive the dental care they could not afford otherwise. Distance is no barrier, either. Many of the PPP members travel great lengths to be a part of MOM and work long hours putting the patients’ needs above their own.

This truly gives meaning to PPP’s tagline “Smile. We’ve got you covered.”

In addition to attending the Iowa Mission of Mercy, the PPP will also be volunteering at the New Orleans and Arizona MOM events. For pictures, videos and more information about PPP’s involvement with MOM, visit PPP's Mission of Mercy page on our website or PPP's Facebook page.

If you are attending the Iowa Mission of Mercy and are taking pictures, please tag PPP with #PPPMOM.

About Mission of Mercy

Dental Mission of Mercy events have donated dental services to indigent patients for over a decade. The first dental MOM was held in Virginia, July 2000. MOM events are now held in 17 states and are usually sponsored by state or local dental societies. Over the course of its history, 100,000+ patients have been treated, and over $50 million of donated dental services have been provided by caring dental professionals.

About Professional Protector Plan for Dentists

The Professional Protector Plan for Dentists' contributions to the Missions of Mercy consists of donations, volunteerism, and sponsorship. Through their network of specialized agents, the PPP has been serving dentists nationwide since 1969. This comprehensive insurance program for dentists was developed specifically for the dental practice by providing insurance protection through professional liability insurance, general liability, employment practice liability, workers’ compensation, and property insurance products. Underwritten by CNA, rated “A” (excellent) by AM Best for financial stability, the PPP has proven to be a stable force in the dental professional liability marketplace. The plan insures approximately 33,000 dentists nationwide.

The Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists is administered by B&B Protector Plans, Inc.; a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. and part of Brown & Brown’s Professional Programs Division.

Coverage Territory for The Professional Protector Plan for Dentists includes the following:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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