Floss.com Named Semifinalist for Prestigious GII Award; Honored for Leadership Position in Health

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(BW)(NY-FLOSS.COM/GII-AWARD) Floss.com Named Semifinalist for Prestigious GII Award; Honored for Leadership Position in Health

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 9, 1999–Floss.com, a leading dental internet site, was recognized as a leader in the digital revolution today when the company was named as a semifinalist for a Global Information Infrastructure (GII) Award in the Health category. Semifinalists are recognized for their innovative use of technology to improve business and society.

The GII Awards, presented by Ziff-Davis will be presented on December 14 at a gala event in San Francisco, in conjunction with ZD Studios Nextravaganza conference which will feature Internet experts, visionaries and celebrities exploring the developments, challenges, and opportunities of the Internet in the new millennium in an enlightening and entertaining environment. The unique format of an established and respected awards celebration combined with a thought-provoking conference offers senior executives a rare opportunity to network with industry luminaries, to learn and to discuss the role of the Internet in their businesses future. .

“It is truly an honor to be recognized by the GII Awards,” says Christine Mamos, President of Floss.com. “Since our launching in March of this year, Floss.com has made a global effort to bring awareness to the importance of maintaining good oral health. Our commitment to educate and provide support and relevant information on all aspects of dental health has earned Floss.com the trust and respect of the internet community.”

The GII Awards honor people in all areas of society and industry who use the Internet to create extraordinary results, from making money to making a difference, said James Hake, founder of the GII Awards and the Council for Internet Commerce. The GII Awards are the world’s leading forum to define, recognize, and promote best practices and new models in the application of Internet and network technology.

The Fourth Annual GII Awards recognize achievement in 10 categories central to the way people live, work and play: Arts & Culture; Children; Commerce; Community; Education; Entertainment; Government; Health; Netpreneur; and News & Media. Past winners of the GII Awards include Yahoo!, The Schwab WebSite/Charles Schwab & Co., ThinkQuest and The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition.

Additional information about the GII Awards category semifinalists is available at www.gii.com

For media/analyst registration for the GII Awards and the Nextravaganza conference, contact Jennifer McClure, manager, public relations, ZD Events at (650) 578-6996, or visit www.zdinternetinc.com and click on Nextravaganza.

About The GII Awards

The GII Awards program is a non-partisan, private-sector initiative sponsored by leading corporations, organizations, publishers and government agencies. The GII Awards program is dedicated to helping people reach new levels of prosperity, community and health in the Communications Age by learning from others whose efforts and accomplishments serve as models of excellence. Vice President Al Gore has described the Awards as “…an innovation that is important to our future.” The GII Awards is currently the world’s leading forum to define, recognize and promote best practices and new models in the application of Internet and network technology.

About Floss.com

Floss.com is a New York based oral health care internet site focusing on providing comprehensive and up-to-date dental information and access to dental products and services for the general consumer. With the availability to contact a team of specialists, Floss.com has resulted in a rich and trusted environment where visitors’ personal questions and concerns take center stage and where education on the importance of good oral health is top priority. For more information, visit Floss.com’s web site at www.floss.com

Floss.com or its owner(s) is in no way responsible for any article, description, procedure, reference or dental product that may appear on this site. Floss.com makes no warranty of any kind with respect to any dentists listed on this site or any subject matter included herein. The website could include some errors or inaccuracies and strives are made by Floss.com to improve and update without notice. Any descriptions, specific treatments or references to any companies, dentist procedures, or articles does not imply endorsement of their services. The companies that are shown on this site may or may not have paid to advertise on our site. In no way does floss.com or its owner(s) replace the evaluation of a person’s dentist or health care provider. This site is intended for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for visits with your family dentist or other health care provider.