Corporate Ambassador Program

Introducing the new AAP Foundation Corporate Ambassador Program!

Is your company interested in helping the AAP Foundation with its periodontal education based mission? Are you looking for additional exposure with the periodontal community? Are you interested in an easy, impactful way to make a difference? Then the AAP Foundation Corporate Ambassador Program is for you!

How it works:

  • Your company commits to donate a predetermined percentage of your sales to AAP members over the course of one year. This may be renewed annually.
  • Payments to the AAP Foundation can be made monthly, quarterly, or annually.
  • Donated funds will benefit the educational mission of the AAP Foundation, and are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Your benefits:

  • More exposure, and a different kind of exposure, to the AAP membership and Foundation donors
  • Feel-good stories to share with clients
  • Use of AAP Foundation logo on website and print materials
  • Recognition in Periospectives, the AAP’s quarterly magazine, which has a distribution of more than 8,000 worldwide
  • Recognition in the AAP Foundation Annual Report
  • Recognition in an e-blast to AAP membership
  • Recognition on AAP Foundation social media outlets
  • Recognition at the AAP Foundation Booth at the AAP Annual Meeting
  • Member companies who join in 2014 will receive special recognition at the Signature Recognition Event to take place in September in San Francisco

For more information, please contact Dana Camacho, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The AAP Foundation is proud to welcome our very first Corporate Ambassador, A-Titan Instruments! We are grateful for their partnership, and look forward to working with them.

AAP Foundation Corporate Partners

We are grateful to our generous corporate partners.

$1,087,435 Zimmer Biomet
$610,000 Crest Oral-B
P&G Professional Oral Health
$597,000 Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals
Colgate Palmolive and its subsidiary
$350,000 Philips Oral Healthcare, Inc.
$250,000 Carestream Dental
Nobel Biocare
Sunstar Americas, Inc.
$225,500 Straumann USA, LLC
$200,000 The Osteohealth Company
$167,000 BioHorizons
$144,700 Quintessence
$100,000 OraPharma, Inc.
Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division
Unilever-Chesebrough Ponds
$55,000 W.L. Gore

OMNI Preventive Care, a 3M ESPE Company
Curaden USA, Inc.

$44,000 Hu-Friedy
$35,000 QLT USA Inc.
$33,000 Water Pik, Inc.
$27,000 Southern Anesthesia
$26,500 Keystone Dental, Inc.
$25,000 Dentatus
Galderma Laboratories, L.C.
Interleukin Genetics, Inc.
Treloar & Heisel
$20,000 Exactech
$15,000 Tom's of Maine
$10,000 Ace Surgical Supply Company
DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties
Pacifc Dental Services
$5,000 & under Bicon Dental Implants
Block Drug Corporation, division of GlaxoSmithKline
Church & Dwight
Glustitch, Inc.
H. & H. Company
Materialise Dental
Perioscopy Incorporated

AAP Foundation Corporate Partner Program

The Foundation receives donations from Corporate Partners in the form of pledges and sponsorships of events.

The AAP Foundation receives donations from Corporate Partners in the form of pledges to the Foundation's sponsorships of events, educational programs, silent auctions, and raffles. Most of these Corporate Partners are also exhibitors and program sponsors at the AAP Annual Meeting.

To date, the Foundation has 36 corporate partners with pledges totaling over $4.2 million.

For information on the Corporate Partner Program, please contact:

Robert Vitas
Executive Director
American Academy of Periodontology Foundation
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800-282-4867, ext. 3256 or 312-573-3256
Private fax: 312-787-3983
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