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Dental Practices Step Up Haiti Earthquake Relief

Local Dental Practices Step Up for Haiti Earthquake Relief, Establish Donation Matching Fund. Progressive Implantology & Periodontics, Progressive Endodontics of Pittsford and Greece challenge area dentists to make donations; pledge to match gifts.PITTSFORD, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2010 – Two specialty dental and periodontal practices are teaming up to support Doctors Without Borders relief efforts in Haiti and calling on their local colleagues to help as well.Progressive Implantology & Periodontics and Progressive Endodontics of Pittsford and Greece announced today that they have set up a donation fund to aid Haiti earthquake relief and that they will match donations from area members of the Seventh District Dental Society. The practice partners will match donations from members amounting to a total of $4,000, so their total fund-raising goal is $8,000.The main partners of the practices are Dr. Suresh Goel, Dr. Yaritza Miranda and Dr. Josue Padilla of Progressive Implantology & Periodontics, and Dr. Harp S. Deol and Dr. John Bhambra of Progressive Endodontics of Pittsford and Greece respectively.“The earthquake and its aftermath in Haiti are incredibly tragic and devastating,” said Dr. Suresh Goel, founder of Progressive Implantology and Periodontics. “My partners and I are trying to do our small part to help out by providing desperately needed funds to Doctors Without Borders, which will aid the massive relief effort. We hope that our friends and colleagues in the Rochester dental community will give whatever they can, and we are committed to matching their donations.”Dr. Goel noted that his practice is collecting checks in order to generate the matching donations. It will then forward all donations to Doctors Without Borders, along with its matching gift. Checks must be made payable to the “Doctors Without Borders,” with “Emergency Relief Fund” noted on the memo line. Checks must be sent by Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, to Progressive Implantology & Periodontics, Attn: Mary Burden, 151 Sully’s Trail, Suite 1, Pittsford, NY 14534.About Progressive Implantology & PeriodonticsProgressive Implantology & Periodontics (www.RochesterPerio.com) provides patients with the latest and most advanced technologies offered in the field of dental implants and periodontics, including LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure), dental implants, implant-based dentures and sedation dentistry. Its four convenient offices are located in Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford and Webster.About Progressive EndodonticsProgressive Endodontics (www.progendospecs.com) provides comprehensive dental care for patients in need of root canal treatment or microsurgical procedures and has offices in Pittsford, Greece and Geneseo.

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