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Fourth MIS Global Conference takes implant community to Bahamas Aug 17, 2017 | Business Americas

Fourth MIS Global Conference takes implant community to Bahamas

BAR-LEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel: The next MIS Global Conference will take place from 8 to 11 February in the beautiful Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. One of the highlights of the event will be a series of TEDxMIS discussions, an independently organised TED event that will feature world-leading thinkers and achievers in the field of implant dentistry.

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Amazon eyes pharmaceutical industry Aug 9, 2017 | Business Americas

Amazon eyes pharmaceutical industry

SEATTLE, USA: Amazon is not just a seller of books, bikes and electronic goods. It recently began distributing medical consumables too and now stocks catheters, infusion pumps, intravenous bags, infusion tubing and other disposables—not to mention wheelchairs, crutches and glucose monitors, to name only a few. However, the recent wide presence by the e-commerce Juggernaut at pharmaceutical trade shows indicates its intention to move into one of the largest and most profitable industries in ...

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Dental Wings celebrates 10th anniversary Jul 26, 2017 | Business Americas

Dental Wings celebrates 10th anniversary

MONTREAL, Canada: This year, Dental Wings is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The company was founded in 2007 by three entrepreneurs from the Montreal area, Naoum Araj, Jean-Marc Perot and Robin Provost. Dental Wings has since grown to over 150 employees and is internationally renowned as a reputable provider of technologies for dental professionals.

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Young Innovations announces acquisition of VarnishAmerica Jul 20, 2017 | Business Americas

Young Innovations announces acquisition of VarnishAmerica

ALGONQUIN, Ill., USA: Young Innovations, a manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, recently announced the acquisition of VarnishAmerica and other product lines from Medical Products Laboratories.

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Dentsply Sirona to host Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas Jun 30, 2017 | Business Americas

Dentsply Sirona to host Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, USA: Dental solutions company Dentsply Sirona will be hosting its World 2017 Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas from Sept. 14 to 16. The event boasts more than 95 keynote speakers, a mixture of exciting talks, clinical training sessions, professional exchanges and first-class entertainment, featuring stars such as TED Talks luminary Simon Sinek, Grammy award-winning band Imagine Dragons and iconic entertainer Will Smith.

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A fast workflow matters: Photostimulable phosphor reader optimizes patient care Jun 15, 2017 | Business Americas

A fast workflow matters: Photostimulable phosphor reader optimizes patient care

STERLING, Va., USA: A fast workflow is essential to many dental professionals and can be a major selling point, since patients have become used to the speed and convenience of digital technology in all aspects of life and thus expect quick treatment. The FireCR Dental Reader reduces lengthy scanning time, helping the practitioner stay ahead of the competition, both by improving patient care and by strengthening the business.

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VITABLOCS Mark II now approved for Dental Wings Lasermill May 30, 2017 | Business Americas

VITABLOCS Mark II now approved for Dental Wings Lasermill

MONTREAL, Canada: Dental Wings has announced that its Dental Wings Lasermill laser ablation system is now certified to work with VITABLOCS Mark II materials (VITA Zahnfabrik). The abrasion-resistant monochromatic dental ceramic blocks are especially suitable for the fabrication of in- and onlays, veneers and crowns with CAD/CAM systems. According to the manufacturer, over the past 25 years, more than 9 million restorations have been produced from these blocks, with a ten-year survival rate of 90 ...

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Henry Schein Orthodontics symposium showcases latest innovations May 25, 2017 | Business Americas

Henry Schein Orthodontics symposium showcases latest innovations

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., USA: Henry Schein Orthodontics has held its third Orthodontic Excellence and Technology Symposium, which was sold out and brought together distinguished experts and dental professionals in a powerful learning environment. Attendees had the opportunity to experience cutting-edge technology and evidence-based protocols that, according to the company, can help its customers improve patient care and expand their practices.

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Young Innovations acquires American Eagle May 19, 2017 | Business Americas

Young Innovations acquires American Eagle

ALGONQUIN, Ill., USA: Young Innovations, a manufacturer of dental equipment, recently announced that it has bought American Eagle Instruments. The acquisition of the dental hand instrument manufacturing company is part of Young Innovations’ push to develop its international presence and extend its product portfolio.

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Carestream Dental to be established as independent company Apr 21, 2017 | Business Americas

Carestream Dental to be established as independent company

ROCHESTER, N.Y., USA: Carestream has announced that it will be selling its dental digital business to funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a global private equity firm, and CareCapital Advisors, a specialist investment platform focused on dental and consumer health in Asia. The new independent company will be named Carestream Dental. Subject to regulatory and other approvals, the sale is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.

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P&G files infringement complaint against US tooth whitening company Mar 30, 2017 | Business Americas

P&G files infringement complaint against US tooth whitening company

CINCINNATI, USA: On March 27, Procter & Gamble filed a patent infringement complaint and motion for preliminary injunction in a U.S. court against Ranir, a store brand manufacturer and distributor of tooth whitening products. P&G has alleged that Ranir infringed its patented Crest Whitestrips tooth whitening technology by manufacturing and selling tooth whitening strip products to retailers.

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Align Technology announces agreement with Zfx Mar 29, 2017 | Business Americas

Align Technology announces agreement with Zfx

SAN JOSE, Calif., USA/COLOGNE, Germany: Align Technology has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Zfx in order to expand its restorative and laboratory network for iTero Element intraoral scanners in major European, Asian and African countries. The collaboration will give practitioners and dental laboratories easy access to iTero intraoral scans, improving the restorative digital workflow and enabling them to produce high-quality dental prostheses.

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