WAKEFIELD, Mass., April 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Dental Partners, Inc. announced its continuing financial support of several Boston-area organizations that are devoted to improving the quality of life of their local communities.
American Dental Partners marked its tenth year of financial support to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. Founded in 1799, the Peabody Essex Museum (or PEM) presents outstanding works of artistic and cultural creativity in ways that transform people's lives. American Dental Partners' support has been dedicated to PEM's Kids and Families activities in the Arts & Nature Center.
American Dental Partners also provided financial support to:
- The dental program at Brookside Community Health Center for the ninth consecutive year. Brookside is affiliated with the Brigham and Women's Hospital and has provided multi-disciplined, comprehensive integrated care to residents in Jamaica Plain and surrounding neighborhoods for more than 40 years. Brookside's dental department provides oral health care to children and adults.
- Riverside Community Care for its early head start program for the ninth consecutive year. Riverside Early Head Start is a program for low-income families with infants and toddlers, as well as pregnant women. American Dental Partners' financial support allows Riverside to include comprehensive oral health education, screening and care to expectant mothers and toddlers as part of promoting healthy prenatal care, infant/toddler care and the well-being of the entire family.
- Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. For nine years, American Dental Partners' support has been dedicated to the mobile dental care facility at the Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Boston's Chinatown. Students receive oral health education and care from dental students and faculty at the school-based clinic.
- The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence for the fifth consecutive year. For more than 120 years, the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence has been at the forefront of delivering innovative programs and activities for the youth of Lawrence that inspire them to pursue academic success, make healthy choices and become leaders of integrity and character.
"American Dental Partners was pleased to support these five local organizations once again this past year. Consistent with our core values, these five organizations are dedicated to improving the lives of those living in their communities, and we have been honored and humbled to provide much needed, vital support," said Gregory Serrao, President and Chief Executive Officer.
American Dental Partners is one of the nation's leading business partners to dental group practices. The Company is affiliated with 25 dental group practices located in 22 states.
CONTACT: American Dental Partners, Inc. 401 Edgewater Place, Suite 430 Wakefield, MA 01880 Phone: 781/224-0880 Fax: 781/224-4216 Gregory A. Serrao Chief Executive Officer and President 781-224-0880Source:American Dental Partners, Inc.