AADOM receives grant to promote going green in the dental office

This is the third year AADOM has received the grantRed Bank, NJ:  January 20th, 2014  The American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) is proud to announce that they were chosen as the recipient of an educational grant from the Henry Schein Cares Foundation for the third consecutive year. The grant will allow AADOM to produce and deliver education materials about “going green” to its membership and to the dental community at large. Green dentistry promotes, among other things, reducing waste and using environmentally friendly products.
 
AADOM’s Vice President Lorie Streeter states, “We are honored to be chosen once again as a grant recipient by the Henry Schein Cares Foundation. With this grant AADOM is able deliver this educational initiative that will continue to educate and empower our members to have a positive impact within their practice and their local communities.”
 
The AADOM “Green Leader Initiative” provides educational content – both virtual and live - to dental professionals through various delivery systems such as published articles, website content, and a private member forum to exchange ideas and best practices. The education is also supported via AADOM’s social media.
 
Henry Schein Foundation President, Steve Kess, states, “We value our relationship with AADOM and are delighted to support the organization’s green initiatives, which are designed to help orient the dental community towards environmental sustainability and help move dental practices towards more environmentally friendly business models.”
 
As part of this initiative, AADOM will present the “Green Leader Award” at the 10th Annual Dental Managers Conference this September in San Diego, CA. This award is given to an office manager whose practice exemplifies the utilization of successful green initiatives within their practice. The grant also enables the continuation of a Presentation Portal that allows participants to download all course materials for the conference electronically versus printing and shipping them to the conference.
 
“We are committed to adopting green behavior and lessening our environmental impact. The Presentation Portal helps us to achieve that goal,” states Heather Colicchio, AADOM President and Founder.
 
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About AADOM
The American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) is an organization of professional office managers, practice administrators, patient coordinators, insurance and financial coordinators, and treatment coordinators of general and specialized dental practices.  The largest association of its kind, it is our mission to provide our members with networking, resources and education to help them achieve the highest level of professional development. For more information please call 732-842-9977 or visit www.dentalmanagers.com

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Going green is gaining in popularity in dental offices. While it's been promoted for several years, it's becoming a reality more each day. All members of a dental office are encouraged to participate in a green initiative.

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For the third year in a row, the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) was chosen as the recipient of an educational grant from the Henry Schein Cares Foundation that allows AADOM to produce and deliver educational materials about going green to its membership and the dental community at large. Green dentistry promotes, among other things, reducing waste and using environmentally friendly products.

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AADOM Vice President Lorie Streeter said, “We are honored to be chosen once again as a grant recipient by the Henry Schein Cares Foundation. With this grant AADOM is able deliver this educational initiative that will continue to educate and empower our members to have a positive impact within their practice and their local communities.”

The AADOM “Green Leader Initiative” provides educational content, both virtual and live, to dental professionals through various delivery systems such as published articles, website content, and a private member forum to exchange ideas and best practices. The education is also supported via AADOM’s social media.

Henry Schein Foundation President, Steve Kess, said, “We value our relationship with AADOM and are delighted to support the organization’s green initiatives, which are designed to help orient the dental community towards environmental sustainability and help move dental practices towards more environmentally friendly business models.”

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As part of this initiative, AADOM will present the “Green Leader Award” at the 10th Annual Dental Managers Conference this September in San Diego, CA. This award is given to an office manager whose practice exemplifies the utilization of successful green initiatives within their practice. The grant also enables the continuation of a Presentation Portal that allows participants to download all course materials for the conference electronically versus printing and shipping them to the conference.

“We are committed to adopting green behavior and lessening our environmental impact. The Presentation Portal helps us to achieve that goal,” said Heather Colicchio, AADOM President and Founder.

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