THE ORKOS AWARDS
HONORING EXCELLENCE IN
THE FIGHT AGAINST GUM DISEASE
Meritous effort against
a silent epidemic.
The Award was founded by Perio Protect, LLC to encourage and recognize the contributions of individual dental professionals in the fight against gum disease. “Orkos" is an ancient Greek word associated with the "Hippocratic Oath," and with this award Perio Protect, LLC wants to celebrate those in the dental field who share our passion and our vision for effective, minimally invasive oral care. To receive the award, doctors and hygienists submit documentation demonstrating significantly improved clinical outcomes for a patient after treatment.
85% OF ADULTS
35 AND OVER
Gum disease is not only the leading cause of adult tooth loss but has also been linked to heart disease, diabetes, upper respiratory disease and other inflammatory infections.
The efforts of dental professionals like the winners of the Orkos Award are helping to increase awareness of gum disease and encourage patients to fight it.
Perio Protect is leading the path to wellness.
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