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Pelton & Crane makes product donation to America’s Toothfairy Sep 2, 2014 | Business USA

Pelton & Crane makes product donation to America’s Toothfairy

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: Pelton & Crane, member of the KaVo Kerr Group, donated nearly $155,000 worth of product to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF). The donation — drawing from the Centennial and Renaissance collections — included rear cabinets, delivery units, dental chairs, side cabinets, a Helios 3000 LED light and both doctor and assistant stools.

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Students take dental equipment to a community that needs it most Aug 29, 2014 | Business USA

Students take dental equipment to a community that needs it most

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: According to the World Health Organization, Honduras has only two dentists per 10,000 people; the United States has eight times that number. To address this need for dental professionals, Carestream Dental recently loaned an RVG intraoral digital imaging system to members of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) Philanthropy Committee for its 2014 dental mission trips to Guaimaca, Honduras.

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Henry Schein to host symposium on digital dentistry Aug 27, 2014 | Business USA

Henry Schein to host symposium on digital dentistry

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. and Quintessence Publishing Co. will host the 1st International Symposium on Digital Dentistry. The conference, “Technologies That Enhance Clinical Outcomes,” will provide education for dentists and dental laboratory technicians and owners on the clinical benefits of digital technologies and open platform workflows.

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AMD LASERS founder buys back company from DENTSPLY Aug 25, 2014 | Business USA

AMD LASERS founder buys back company from DENTSPLY

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., USA: AMD Group LLC and its founder and president, Alan Miller, recently announced the purchase of AMD LASERS from DENTSPLY International. The sale was effective Aug. 1. Miller launched AMD (Alan Miller Designs) with the Picasso laser in 2009. The company rapidly grew and was purchased by DENTSPLY in 2011, expanding its product distribution network around the world.

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Anatomage celebrates its 10th anniversary Aug 22, 2014 | Business USA

Anatomage celebrates its 10th anniversary

SAN JOSE, Calif., USA: Anatomage is currently celebrating 10 years of bringing innovative technology to the health-care industry. The company’s products have been featured globally in TED, BBC, CBC, Japanese Fuji TV and PBS because of its originality and positive impact.

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Ultradent holds annual summit Aug 18, 2014 | Business USA

Ultradent holds annual summit

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, USA: Ultradent Products held its 2014 Ultradent Summit continuing education event Aug. 1–2, at its South Jordan campus. The summit featured an all-star lineup of speakers who covered topics such as esthetics and technological advances in dentistry and a hands-on practicum in endodontics, composite veneers, and a course on becoming a tooth-whitening specialist.

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DENTSPLY donates product to America’s Toothfairy Aug 15, 2014 | Business USA

DENTSPLY donates product to America’s Toothfairy

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: This year, DENTSPLY International donated over $55,000 in oral care products to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) to support its nonprofit clinical network of oral health programs serving vulnerable children and their families. The donation benefited 25 America’s ToothFairy Affiliate community-based healthcare facilities and outreach programs.

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Hu-Friedy creates manufacturing apprentice program Aug 12, 2014 | Business USA

Hu-Friedy creates manufacturing apprentice program

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Hu-Friedy has developed and launched a two-year apprentice program to allow select employees to master the skills needed to become instrument makers. Hu-Friedy created the apprentice program to ensure the longevity and continued success of the company by forming of a new generation of instrument makers trained by a core group of Hu-Friedy instrument makers with decades of experience hand crafting instruments.

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Carestream Dental to hold Dental Summit Aug 8, 2014 | Business USA

Carestream Dental to hold Dental Summit

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: Registration is now open for Carestream Dental’s newly revamped Dental Summit. The summit helps doctors and staff elevate their practices to new heights with new attendees, new speakers and new networking opportunities. The event will take place Nov. 7-9 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta.

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Keystone Industries acquires The Harry J. Bosworth Company Aug 6, 2014 | Business USA

Keystone Industries acquires The Harry J. Bosworth Company

CHERRY HILL, N.J., USA: To further its goal of producing the most innovative, high-quality products in the dental industry, Keystone Industries has announced it has acquired Harry J. Bosworth, a company dedicated to producing top-quality dental materials since 1912. Customers of these two internationally recognized companies will receive extensive access to unique dental products.

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OrthoAccel partners with Orthodontext to send patient reminders Aug 5, 2014 | Business USA

OrthoAccel partners with Orthodontext to send patient reminders

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: OrthoAccel Technologies has announced a partnership with Orthodontext, a service that allows orthodontists to send their patients customized text messages reminding them to use their AcceleDent for 20 minutes daily. Patient compliance is a key component of the effectiveness of AcceleDent, which is a noninvasive FDA-cleared, Class II medical device that speeds up orthodontic treatment by as much as 50 percent.

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3M ESPE makes product donation to America’s Toothfairy Aug 4, 2014 | Business USA

3M ESPE makes product donation to America’s Toothfairy

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: 3M ESPE Dental, a provider of dental products and supplies, has made a product donation worth over $150,000 to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF). The donation will benefit the America’s ToothFairy Affiliate Network of non-profit clinical programs providing vital educational, preventive and restorative services for at-risk children and their families.

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