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Brookside Dental was announced on February 10, 2006, by the Better Business Bureau as the winner of the prestigious 2005 Small Business of the Year Award (50 or fewer employees).

Brookside Dental was the only medical-dental business chosen to be one of the 15 finalists for the 2005 award. According to Robert Andrew, President of the BBB, there are hundreds of companies nominated by the public for these awards. All nominees submit a two-page executive summary describing their company and from these nominees the award finalists are chosen. The finalists go thru a competition that includes both written and oral presentations to the BBB Awards Panel. Nominees are required to be in good standing with the BBB, although membership is not required. Finalists were judged on their standards of ethics, customer service, community involvement, and innovative business practices. Several hundred people attended the BBB awards luncheon ceremony where Brookside Dental was announced as the award winner for 2005. The complete list of Western Washington award winners can be viewed at”>the Better Business Bureau web site. “The Business of the Year program is designed to promote the importance of ethical business practices and the efforts made by outstanding businesses to ensure that Western Washington’s marketplace remains fair and honorable,” according to Mr. Andrew. “The Business of the Year finalists are chosen for their exceptional commitment to their customers (patients), employees, communities, and suppliers and exemplify the ideals of the Better Business Bureau.” The prestigious 2005 Small Business of the Year Award recognizes overall excellence in the marketplace as well as dedication to our patients, our employees and the community.

Awards are given to one small and one large business in the categories of: customer service, innovative business practices, and community involvement, as well as the overall category of Business of the Year.

This is the second Better Business Bureau Award for Brookside Dental, which was the winner of the 2004 Community Involvement Award which has details available to be viewed at another post in this blog. The doctors and staff of Brookside Dental are honored to have received both of these prestigious awards. We thank our great patients that nominated us for these awards. We will continue to provide you with superior service, gentle family dentistry and exceptional cosmetic dentistry.

Our dentists provide exceptional high quality dental services at Brookside Dental where they specialize in family and cosmetic dentistry. Descriptions of several of the Cosmetic Dentist procedures and services that they provide at Brookside Dental are given elsewhere.