Smile Brands Inc. Receives 2017 Dental Humanitarian Award
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Smile Brands Inc., one of the largest Dental Support Organizations in the U.S., was recently honored with NEA Powered by Vyne's 2017 NEA Dental Humanitarian Award.
In partnership with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation, Smile Brands Inc. and their affiliated team members have committed significant time and resources to giving back to their communities. Across the organization, team members volunteer their time and skills to provide free dental care to underserved individuals, and many more donate funds to help achieve the Foundation's mission of delivering "Smiles for Everyone." These efforts have helped the Smiles for Everyone Foundation deliver over 17,500 Smiles around the world since 2011.
"It is very fulfilling to be recognized by NEA for our philanthropy," stated Foundation Chairman and Smile Brands CEO Steve Bilt. "We are huge believers in the model of 'doing good by doing what you're good at', and I'm proud to lead a team that so freely volunteers their talents to serve others."
For 10 years, NEA has recognized their clients, partners and payers for serving the dental community and promoting the use of electronic attachments. The Humanitarian Award recognizes a company's commitment to giving back to the communities they serve.
"Smile Brands is a valued partner of NEA and we appreciate that they encourage all of their teams to be part of their communities," according to Robert Patrick, president of dental for Vyne. "We are pleased to celebrate that spirit of giving by honoring them with the 2017 Humanitarian Award."
About Smile Brands
Based in Irvine California, Smile Brands Inc. is one of the largest providers of support services to dental groups in the United States. Smile Brands Inc. provides comprehensive business support services through exclusive long term agreements with affiliate dental groups, so dentists can spend more time caring for their patients and less time on the administrative, marketing, and financial aspects of operating a dental practice. Smile Brands supports approximately 400 Bright Now!® Dental, Monarch Dental®, Castle Dental®, A+ Dental Care, OneSmile Dental, Johnson Family Dental and P3 Dental Group offices in 16 states, including Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington. Smile Brands is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, a leading middle-market private equity firm based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit http://www.smilebrands.com.
About NEA Powered by Vyne
NEA Powered by Vyne offers compliant solutions for exchanging electronic attachments to deliver greater operational efficiency, financial performance and compliance for dental providers across the US. NEA partners with over 750 dental plans and payers to help connect all parties for compliant data exchange. NEA's FastAttach®, HITRUST CSF Certified, compliant electronic claim attachment solution leads the industry processing more electronic claim attachments in the US than any other vendor and currently serves more than 35 percent of all dental practices. Vyne is the industry leader in secure health information exchange and electronic healthcare communication management. Learn more at: http://www.nea-fast.com.
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