Offical Forms of Address: Professional Hero Label

Official Forms of Address: Professional

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Professionals

Attorney

Letter Address

Full Name, Esq. (or J.D., if held)

or Mr. / Mrs. / Ms. Full Name

Address

Salutation

Dear Mr. / Mrs. / Ms. Last Name:

Spoken Greeting

Mr. / Mrs. / Ms. Last Name

Formal Introduction

Mr. / Mrs. / Ms. Last Name

University Professor

Letter Address

Professor Full Name

or Mr. / Mrs. / Ms. Full Name (or Dr., if held)

Address

Salutation

Dear Professor:

Dear Mr. / Mrs. / Ms. Last Name: (or Dr., if held)

Spoken Greeting

Professor or Dr. Last Name

Formal Introduction

Professor or Dr. Last Name

Physician

Letter Address

Full Name, M.D.

or Dr. Full Name

Address

Salutation

Dear Dr. Last Name:

Spoken Greeting

Dr. Last Name

Formal Introduction

Dr. Last Name

Dentist

Letter Address

Full Name, D.D.S.

or Dr. Full Name

Address

Salutation:

Dear Dr. Last Name:

Spoken Greeting

Dr. Last Name

Formal Introduction

Dr. Last Name