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Great Expressions Donates Portion of Revenue on Martin Luther King Day

January 20, 2011

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – January 20, 2011 – Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) today announced that it will donate $15,000, five percent of the revenue generated on Martin Luther King Day, January 17, 2011, in its 26 Atlanta locations to the Martin Luther King Memorial Project Foundation.

Richard Beckman, Chief Executive Officer of Great Expressions, said “We are focused on providing access to quality dentistry at convenient times for our valued patients. Thanks to our dedicated dental teams in Atlanta, all of our offices were open on Monday to the serve the community. There is tremendous demand for our services on certain Holidays. We recognized how important Martin Luther King Day is to the American people and especially to the citizens of Dr. King’s home town of Atlanta. We felt this was an appropriate way to commemorate and support Dr. King’s contributions and vision to American Society.”

Dr. Walter Reid, Regional Vice President Georgia, commented “Our doctors and staff really championed this great idea of dual service by helping our neighbors in the communities we serve by opening our doors that day while helping on a bigger scale to celebrate and support Dr. King’s vision and message of freedom, democracy and opportunity for all.”

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Great Expressions Dental Centers is one of the leading, privately-owned dental practice management companies in the United States with 181 affiliated dental practices in seven states. GEDC professionals have been exceeding patients’ expectations for over 35 years and provide a full range of dental services including specialty dental care. For more information on Great Expressions Dental Centers call (888) SMILE-80 or visit online at

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