Aspen Dental Offices Voted Best Dentist By Local Residents

Aspen Dental offices awarded "best dentist" and "top dental practice" by readers in Lady Lake, Florida; Sun City, Florida; Bristol, Connecticut; and Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Oct 19, 2012, 16:43 ET from Aspen Dental

SYRACUSE, NY, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Dental is proud to celebrate with dentists and teams in the Lady Lake, FloridaSun City, FloridaBristol, Connecticut; and Mount Pleasant, Michigan practices on their awards as "best dentists" and "top dental practice" in their communities.

Residents in each region casted votes via reader polls organized by local newspapers, recognizing the dentists and their teams' long-standing commitment to help patients get the care they need.

Here's a look at the offices' achievements:

Aspen Dental Lady Lake, Florida Office
Dr. Paul Pimentel and his team in the Lady Lake office won of the 2012 Readers Choice Awards for "Favorite Dentist" by the Daily Commercial & South Lake Press.

"I'm honored and delighted on behalf of the entire team to be recognized for all of the hard work we do at the Aspen Dental Lady Lake practice," said Dr. Pimentel.

Aspen Dental Sun City, Florida Office
The Sun City office celebrates a win in the South Shore News & Tribune's "Best of South Shore 2012" poll. More than 6,500 readers voted in the poll – readers awarded the Aspen Dental office with the "Gold Winner" award as the best dental practice in the region.

"We are excited to be named Gold Winner," said practice owner Dr. Dustin Dixon. "The team is motivated and committed to helping patients get the care they need. It's great to see their hard work being recognized by the community."

Aspen Dental Bristol, Connecticut Office
The Bristol office has been honored with a "One of the Best" award for the second year in a row in the Bristol Observer's Reader's Choice Awards. Residents in the Bristol community named this office as one of the best dental practices in the area.

"It's a thrill to be named one of the best dental practices for the second year and I couldn't be prouder of my team," said Dr. Yutdhasak Kjornrattanawanich, owner of the Aspen Dental practice in Bristol. "I know our team comes into the office every day making sure patients are comfortable and treated with respect."

Mount Pleasant, Michigan Office
The Mount Pleasant office was as the first place winner in the "Best Dentist/Orthodontist" category in Central Michigan Life's 2012 Best of Central Michigan People's Choice Awards. More than 1,200 readers voted in the poll.

"We are thrilled to be named Best Dentist in Mount Pleasant," said lead dentist Dr. Alifiya Barodawalla. "Our team is committed to the patients who visit our office, and we look forward to continuing to provide access to high quality, affordable dental care to the Mount Pleasant community."

About Aspen Dental
One of the largest and fastest-growing networks of dental care providers in the U.S., Aspen Dental practices are committed to providing patients with affordable, high-quality care. With more than 350 locations in 22 states, Aspen Dental practices are nationally accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

In 2011, Aspen Dental practices recorded more than 2.2 million patient visits, including visits from more than 490,000 new patients. Patients can learn what to expect during their first visit at

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