Risas Dental and Braces Named Finalist as Healthcare Organization of the Year
By Carolina Llamas -
Tuesday Apr 25, 2023
Phoenix, AZ (April 21, 2023) – Risas Dental and Braces, a local dental care provider with a mission to change the way dentistry is offered, is proud to announce they are a finalist for AZ Big Media’s Champions of Change Awards as the Healthcare Organization of the Year. The award honors dynamic innovators and trailblazers that are changing Arizona’s business landscape through leadership, visionary thinking, and philanthropy.
Founded in 2011, Risas Dental and Braces is on a lifelong mission to transform the way dentistry is offered in the United States. The dental provider puts its mission into action by offering many benefits and programs to the communities they serve. They are forward thinking in their efforts to offer affordable treatments, accommodating hours and numerous philanthropic initiatives every year.
“Our team is composed of individuals who believe in putting patients before profit and extending compassion to everyone who walks through our doors,” said Jeff Adams, CEO of Risas Dental and Braces. “To be recognized as a finalist for this award is further acknowledgment that by putting our mission first, we are changing the dental industry one smile at a time. “
Risas puts patients first by offering flexible payment plans and services that are 30-40% lower than the industry average prices. Risas offices are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. to help patients find a time that works for their busy schedules.
Philanthropy is at the heart of Risas Dental’s culture through their ‘Give to Grow’ program. The company’s charitable efforts have provided over $9 million in free dental care. Their signature event, Labor of Love, has become a beloved tradition and helps residents receive free dental care services they may not have afforded otherwise.
In 2021, Labor of Love provided $500,000 in free treatment and over $680,000 in 2022, serving over 1,500 patients each year. Additionally, every February for National Children’s Dental Health Month, Risas’ doctors provide dental education to elementary schools and dental goodie bags to each student. Each year, Risas also donates treatments in honor of Mother’s Day to one lucky mom at each of its locations.
Risas congratulates all the finalists who will be recognized at a celebration on May 18th at the Orange Tree Golf Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
About Risas Dental and Braces
Founded in Phoenix in 2011, Risas Dental and Braces embraces a lifelong mission to change the way dentistry is offered in the United States, making it accessible for all regardless of insurance status or financial situation. With 27 locations in Phoenix, Tucson, Denver, San Antonio and Las Vegas, Risas Dental and Braces is one of the fastest-growing dental practices in the country. The dental group was founded on the principle that proper oral health and treatment is critical to overall health, which is put to action by offering flexible, affordable, convenient and bilingual dental care. Since its inception, Risas Dental and Braces has provided over $9 million in free dental care.