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Caller ID is so last century Jul 25, 2016 | Business USA

Caller ID is so last century

As you read this, established and potential new patients are calling your front desk. They all want the same thing: to get quick and professional answers to questions about their dental care. However, even patients with decades of history with your practice are not usually known to the front desk until they ask, “Who’s speaking?” and pull up the file.

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25,000 toothbrushes donated to medical-relief organization Jul 18, 2016 | Business USA

25,000 toothbrushes donated to medical-relief organization

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. recently donated more than 25,000 toothbrushes to Timmy Global Health, a non-profit organization that leads teams of medical professionals and health science students to underserved and isolated communities throughout the world to provide treatment to local populations and develop and maintain long-term health care.

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Osteogenics secures North American distribution of Resorba dental sutures Jul 6, 2016 | Business USA

Osteogenics secures North American distribution of Resorba dental sutures

LUBBOCK, Texas, USA: Osteogenics Biomedical, a leader in the development of innovative dental bone grafting products, has announced the acquisition of exclusive North American distribution rights for the premium German dental suture brand Resorba. While most sutures in dentistry are simply repositioned from medicine, Resorba, a major suture manufacturer in Germany since 1931, created a division exclusively for dentistry.

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Henry Schein, Northwell Health dedicate Oral Health Navigator Program Jul 1, 2016 | Business USA

Henry Schein, Northwell Health dedicate Oral Health Navigator Program

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. joined Northwell Health to officially dedicate the Henry Schein Oral Health Navigator Program, an innovative initiative designed to help young patients avoid oral health-related complications during cancer treatment. The program is based at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, a leading provider of pediatric oncology care and a part of the Northwell system.

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The California Implant Institute introduces new Master of Oral Implantology Program Jun 16, 2016 | Business USA

The California Implant Institute introduces new Master of Oral Implantology Program

The Advanced Surgical and Prosthetic Master of Oral Implantology Program is offered exclusively by the California Implant Institute (CII) in collaboration with the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). The program is designed for the general dentist, as well as specialists in the field of prosthodontics, periodontics and endodontics who are interested in developing or strengthening essential skills and solid, scientific knowledge in order to provide safe and efficient implant treatments.

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Simply Hygiene: A resource created to serve the dental hygiene profession Jun 10, 2016 | Business USA

Simply Hygiene: A resource created to serve the dental hygiene profession

PITTSBURGH, Pa., USA: Simply Hygiene is an employee-owned resource for dental hygiene professionals. Working with schools to help streamline the student kit process, Simply Hygiene also assists students and hygienists with individual accounts to offer savings and an easy ordering process. Visit www.simplyhygiene.com to learn how to open an account or request more information on how we can support your specific requirements.

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Aspen Dental practices donate more than $20,000 to Oral Cancer Foundation Jun 8, 2016 | Business USA

Aspen Dental practices donate more than $20,000 to Oral Cancer Foundation

SYRACUSE, N.Y., USA: Aspen Dental practices will donate $22,375 to the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) as part of a program that contributed $5 for each ViziLite oral cancer screening conducted during April for Oral Cancer Awareness Month. In total, more than 4,000 patients were screened across more than 550 practices in 33 states.

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Dry vacuum system and air-driven handpiece share traits May 19, 2016 | Business USA

Dry vacuum system and air-driven handpiece share traits

ANAHEIM, Calif., USA: New products from StarDental and RAMVAC generated traffic in the DentalEZ Integrated Solutions booth at CDA Presents — where both products made their debut. Kristin Wolf with DentalEZ said the Badger LF dry vacuum system was getting extra attention from dentists with practices in the growing number of communities that have high-use fees or penalties for high-demand water/sewer service users.

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Carestream announces new updates, resource May 18, 2016 | Business USA

Carestream announces new updates, resource

ANAHEIM, Calif., USA: Whether it’s diagnostic software or dental practice-management software (DPMS), the click of a mouse plays a crucial role in the day-to-day workings of a practice. With that in mind, Carestream Dental announced at CDA Presents updates to its Logicon Caries Detector software to enhance diagnosis as well as a new online resource for DPMS customers to more efficiently support software users.

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Keep your entire staff on the same page — all at the same time May 13, 2016 | Business USA

Keep your entire staff on the same page — all at the same time

ANAHEIM, Calif., USA: If you keep hearing about the dental practice of the future where all of an office’s technology seamlessly and instantly integrates — but you still haven’t seen it in action, it might be time to check in with Henry Schein Practice Management. Front and center is the latest version of the award-winning dental practice management software, Dentrix.

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‘Literally any dentist can be a laser expert’ May 12, 2016 | Business USA

‘Literally any dentist can be a laser expert’

ANAHEIM, Calif., USA: Becoming a laser expert just got easier. With the release of Solea 3.0, a new software for the Solea, Convergent Dental’s anesthesia-free and blood-free al-tissue dental laser, it really does come down to the touch of a pedal. To use the Solea, you simply turn it on, direct the beam at the desired tissue and then step on the variable-speed foot pedal, much the same way you’d step on the gas pedal of a car — softer for soft tissues and harder for hard tissues. ...

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Creating smiles for Honduras May 10, 2016 | Business USA

Creating smiles for Honduras

At Aspen Dental practices, we are bringing quality care to communities that need it most. From small towns to city suburbs, and everywhere in between. Last year, Aspen Dental clinicians and seven team members traveled to Honduras to provide free dental care to more than 500 people in desperate need. Here is Dr. Arun Srinivasan’s account:

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