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Sesame Communications Contributing to Help Further the Mission of the National Dental Association (NDA)

Contribution of more than $12,000 underscores commitment to help promote oral equity among people of color

SEATTLE, WA — NOV 11, 2014 — Sesame Communications, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions to help dentists and orthodontists accelerate new patient acquisition and build patient loyalty, today announced that over the past year it has contributed $12,075 to the National Dental Association (NDA). Of this sum $2,075 was in the form of donations to support the NDA execution of its mission.

“The NDA has a rich history of helping dental students, practitioners and staff extend oral care to historically underserved communities, “ said Diana P. Friedman, President and CEO of Sesame Communications. “Sesame is committed to helping the NDA further this mission and is proud to provide ongoing financial support to this worthy cause.”

“We appreciate the ongoing commitment and support Sesame provides to the NDA and its members,” said Dr. Carrie B. Brown, DMD, Acting President of the NDA, of the National Dental Association. “The innovative technologies provided by Sesame are helping NDA members better market their practices to prospective patients and build and maintain a loyal patient community. Their continued financial contributions are a further statement of their commitment to our mission.”

About Sesame Communications
Sesame Communications helps dental and orthodontic practices harness the power of the Internet to accelerate new patient acquisition and transform the patient experience. The company supports thousands of practices in their efforts to grow and increase profitability in the digital age. The Sesame 24-7 platform provides an end-to-end, HIPAA-compliant system tailored to the unique and specific needs of dentistry.  An Inc. 500|5000 company and 4-time winner of the Pride “Best of Class” Technology Award, Sesame is recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. For more information about Sesame, visit //

About the National Dental Association
The NDA is the oldest and most prestigious association of people of color in the dental profession and, since 1913, has been the leader in advancing their interests in the profession and in society. Through scholarships and support programs as well as advocacy for enhanced resources, the NDA promotes dentistry as a viable profession among young students of color.  As both caregivers and citizens of the communities they serve, NDA members seek to improve the health of the underserved, increase access to oral health care, eliminate disparities and promote health equity. The organization actively supports efforts to enhance oral health literacy in vulnerable communities and to raise awareness of the importance of oral disease prevention. It is comprised of forty-eight state and local chapters throughout the U.S. and Caribbean. For more information, visit: or call 202.588.1697.

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Chris Bethell
Sesame Communications
Vice President of Marketing

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