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Popularity of CS OrthoTrac Cloud brings total CS Cloud Users to 2,000 Jul 23, 2014 | Business USA

Popularity of CS OrthoTrac Cloud brings total CS Cloud Users to 2,000

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: Since its launch, Carestream Dental’s CS OrthoTrac Cloud has quickly risen to be its most popular cloud offering. With offices going live on CS OrthoTrac Cloud on a weekly basis, Carestream Dental recently welcomed the 2,000th user to its cloud platform. “It’s not surprising that, in this technological age, CS OrthoTrac Could has done so well in such a short amount of time,” said Alistair Bruce, general manager, dental practice management software.

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Essential Dental Seminars offers continuing dental education courses Jul 22, 2014 | Business USA

Essential Dental Seminars offers continuing dental education courses

SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J., USA: Essential Dental Seminars, a division of Essential Dental Systems, has announced the dates for several upcoming course offerings at its Hands-on Dental Education Center, located just six miles outside New York City. The Hands-on Dental Education Center is a 2,000-square-foot research facility that is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment.

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Noor Foundation’s dental clinic receives much-needed digital imaging technology Jul 16, 2014 | Business USA

Noor Foundation’s dental clinic receives much-needed digital imaging technology

HATFIELD, Pa. USA: DEXIS has donated a DEXIS Platinum intra-oral digital sensor, DEXIS Imaging Suite and related image management software to the Noor Foundation’s Dental Clinic, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that provides free dental services for those in its community who might otherwise go without care.

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A no-cost solution to operatory clutter Jul 15, 2014 | Business USA

A no-cost solution to operatory clutter

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: For many offices, staff members are stocking their operatory drawers with everything and anything needed for all procedures. This makes re-ordering impossible, not to mention the time wasted trying to prep a procedure setup by searching through the endless drawers that are scattered throughout the practice.

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Great Lakes Orthodontics named a Top 40 Workplace in Western New York Jul 14, 2014 | Business USA

Great Lakes Orthodontics named a Top 40 Workplace in Western New York

BUFFALO, N.Y., USA: Great Lakes Orthodontics was recently selected by the Buffalo News as one of the 2014 Top 40 Workplaces in Western New York. Surveys were conducted for the Buffalo News with 7,979 employees from 61 companies by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.

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FUSION 4 does much more than curing Jul 11, 2014 | Business USA

FUSION 4 does much more than curing

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: FUSION 4, manufactured by DentLight, upgrades its award-winning curing light predecessor to a new level of ergonomics, functionality and performance. DentLight is a Plano, Texas-based supplier. As Dr. Richard Liu, president of DentLight, explained, in addition to its ultrafast and reliable curing functions, the FUSION 4 can also be used for caries, canals and early cancer detection for added profit streams.

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Onset: Making local anesthetic better Jul 9, 2014 | Business USA

Onset: Making local anesthetic better

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: It was approximately 11 years ago when Mic Falkel, DDS, founder of Onpharma, first recognized that the performance and inconsistency of his local anesthetic was sub-optimal and was contributing to practice inefficiency and frustration. As a chemist, he knew anesthetics had a very low pH of 3.5, and if he could find a way to raise the pH toward physiologic just prior to administering the anesthetic, it would increase the speed and predictability of anesthetic onset.

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CareCredit reaches new milestone: 100,000 enrolled dental practices Jul 8, 2014 | Business USA

CareCredit reaches new milestone: 100,000 enrolled dental practices

COSTA MESA, Calif., USA: CareCredit is celebrating a milestone — the 100,000th dental practice has enrolled to accept the CareCredit healthcare credit card as a payment option to help patients access needed and desired care. With this milestone, eight out of 10 dental practices in the country now accept CareCredit, and every day CareCredit, on average, approves 6,300 new CareCredit credit card accounts.

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Showcasing CariVu: A new approach to caries detection Jul 7, 2014 | Business USA

Showcasing CariVu: A new approach to caries detection

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The DEXIS CariVu is creating quite a buzz. The compact, portable caries detection device uses unique, patented transillumination technology to provide the ability to easily detect a range of carious lesions (occlusal, interproximal, recurrent) and cracks. This system employs near-infrared light, which, in images, turns the natural tooth transparent and the caries dark, similar to radiographs, thus making it a view that is familiar to clinicians.

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Henry Schein Dental announces launch of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions Jul 3, 2014 | Business USA

Henry Schein Dental announces launch of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Dental, the global dental business of Henry Schein Inc., has announced the launch of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions. The group will specialize in providing a comprehensive package of specialty products and services, as well as innovative and personalized business solutions, to oral and maxillofacial surgeons and periodontists.

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LVI Core I three-day course designed for doctors and their teams to learn together Jul 2, 2014 | Business USA

LVI Core I three-day course designed for doctors and their teams to learn together

It is only through excellent education that we individually grow and develop as dental health professionals and, through that, build a practice that is not just successful but delivers comprehensive and high-quality care. As a patient, I expect the best care I can find. As a doctor, I want to deliver the best care possible.

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Solea: Forging dread-free dentistry Jul 1, 2014 | Business USA

Solea: Forging dread-free dentistry

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: According to a 2011 Wall Street Journal article, many Americans avoid going to the dentist until absolutely necessary because of fear of the dental drill. Solea, the first CO2 laser cleared by the FDA to ablate hard and soft tissue, is forging a new era of a patient experience free of the drill, the pain, the noise and the fear associated with it.

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