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Ora Surgery Receives EDA’s GreenDOC™ Gold Certification

ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio®, an oral surgery practice in the Chicago Loop district created by Dr. Steven A. Koos, D.D.S., M.D., is proud to announce that they are the first oral surgery office in the country to be certified by the Eco-Dentistry Association’s™ GreenDOC™ Dental Certification Program.

Oral Surgery Office Chicago Green AwardOnline PR News – 04-February-2011 –Chicago, IL – ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio®, an oral surgery practice in the Chicago Loop district created by Dr. Steven A. Koos, D.D.S., M.D., is proud to announce that they are the first oral surgery office in the country to be certified by the Eco-Dentistry Association’s™ GreenDOC™ Dental Certification Program. This program is currently the only authoritative international certification instituted to recognize eco-friendly dental practices.

The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA) has a set of rigorous standards in place for certifying practices that meet the necessary criteria to be considered eco-friendly dental practices. Certification is available at three different levels, Bronze, Silver and Gold, and this Chicago oral surgeon and sedation dentist in Chicago has been awarded the highest level of certification – GreenDOC Gold.

Dr. Koos’ practice is located in the South Loop are of Chicago off of Michigan Avenue. His eco-friendly dentistry® office is situated in a beautifully rehabbed building that was designed according to LEED guidelines and standards, as well as those set by the Green Guide for Healthcare (GGHC). The practice combines a luxurious patient-centered environment that focuses on the wellness and comfort of his patients, with an eye towards eco-friendly technology, design and services.

“At ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio, we are committed first and foremost, to offering quality dental surgery care, including jaw surgery, wisdom teeth removal, all-on-4 denture replacement and dental implants,” Chicago sedation dentist and oral surgeon, Dr. Koos, explains. “We are also, however, concerned about creating a healthy and comfortable environment for both our patients and staff, and we want to do our part to reduce our impact on the environment. With dentistry and oral surgery in Chicago, there are many potential toxins, unnecessary wastes and other hazardous factors that can be reduced or eliminated with focused effort, and we are dedicated to doing as much as possible to reduce any negative effects that the operation of our Chicago oral surgery practice may have.”

In addition to being designated with the GreenDOC™ Gold certification by the EDA, ORA has also been distinguished as an EDA Charter Certified Practice, representing that the Chicago Loop oral surgery practice is an innovator and leader in the movement towards eco-friendly dentistry®. ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio is also part of Chicago’s first eco-friendly dental group and Dr. Koos is a member, advisor and contributor to a number of eco-friendly medical and dental organizations.

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Dr. Steven Koos offers eco-friendly oral surgery and jaw surgery in Chicago. His practice, ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio, is focused on exceptional dental care in a patient-centered atmosphere that is as environmentally conscious as it is luxurious. For more information about the Chicago oral surgeon and his South Loop oral surgery practice and to take a video and pictorial tour, visit http://orasurgery.com.

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