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Company offers patients ‘do-it-at-home’ orthodontics Jan 21, 2015 | Business USA

Company offers patients ‘do-it-at-home’ orthodontics

NASHVILLE, Tenn., USA: Seven out of 10 American adults have crooked and misaligned teeth and have wanted to straighten them for years, but haven’t wanted metal braces and don’t have $5,000 or more in their budget to cover the cost of treatment. Braces and invisible aligners (the much-preferred straightening system), done in an orthodontic office can cost from $3,000 to $6,000.

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OCO Biomedical to present hands-on implant workshop in Orlando Jan 20, 2015 | Business USA

OCO Biomedical to present hands-on implant workshop in Orlando

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., USA: OCO Biomedical will host “An Introduction and Hands-On Placement of the OCO Biomedical Implant System,” featuring presenter Dr. Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI and OCO chief operating officer and director of education and clinical affairs. This lecture will take place on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 8 a.m. to noon at the 2015 International Congress of Oral Implantologists Winter Implant Symposium.

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Hu-Friedy hosts Chicago Dental Society Foundation Jan 12, 2015 | Business USA

Hu-Friedy hosts Chicago Dental Society Foundation

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Hu-Friedy recently hosted the Chicago Dental Society Foundation’s “Wine & Roses” fundraising reception at its new dental product showroom in Des Plaines, Ill. Attendees enjoyed wine and participated in a raffle and silent auction with items donated from manufacturers, distributors, local businesses and restaurants. The event raised more than $20,000 for the CDS Foundation.

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Henry Schein expands dental equipment product offering with A-dec line Jan 9, 2015 | Business USA

Henry Schein expands dental equipment product offering with A-dec line

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc., the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, recently announced that effective in the second quarter of 2015, the company will expand its dental equipment product offering and begin to distribute the entire line of A-dec dental equipment in North America.

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Sulzer: Double your benefits with better mixing Jan 5, 2015 | Business USA

Sulzer: Double your benefits with better mixing

Many dental products are used only once, including mixing tips used to prepare cements, impression materials and temporary crown-and-bridge (C&B) material. Following application, the mixer and any material left inside is discarded. To help dentists work more efficiently and sustainably, Switzerland’s Sulzer Mixpac has enhanced its tried-and-tested mixers: The new T-MIXER is significantly shorter, so material can be mixed even more quickly.

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Straumann diversifies its laboratory offerings via scanner offerings, new CAD software and the new advanced fixed bar Dec 29, 2014 | Business USA

Straumann diversifies its laboratory offerings via scanner offerings, new CAD software and the new advanced fixed bar

Straumann recently announced several new offerings to its diverse laboratory portfolio, including in-lab scanners, CAD software and a new hybrid bar design, a prosthesis critical to restoration of edentulous cases. Through its collaboration with Dental Wings, Straumann will be launching a new scanner series in 2015. Until then, Straumann will sell the existing Dental Wings Scanners under the brand name Straumann CARES 3Series and Straumann CARES 7Series, respectively.

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How to be a community dental leader Dec 22, 2014 | Business USA

How to be a community dental leader

Dr. Ken Whelan graduated from dental school broke with $500,000 in student-loan debt. But within 10 months, the fee-for-service practice he started from scratch had generated more than $1 million. And during the next five years he surpassed $9 million — all on a part-time schedule. According to Whelan, any dentist can achieve the same by establishing a reputation as the go-to dental expert in his or her service area.

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Cosmedent makes major product donation to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation Dec 19, 2014 | Business USA

Cosmedent makes major product donation to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) announced it is deeply grateful to Cosmedent Inc. for its generous product donation totaling more than $141,000. This contribution will enable the NCOHF Affiliate Network of nonprofit clinical programs to continue to provide vital oral health services to vulnerable children.

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Dux Dental now part of the KaVo Kerr Group’s global platform of brands Dec 17, 2014 | Business USA

Dux Dental now part of the KaVo Kerr Group’s global platform of brands

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Those looking for Dux Dental at the recent Greater New York Dental Meeting could find it at the Kerr booth. Following the June acquisition of Dux by the Danaher Corp., Dux is now part of the KaVo Kerr Group’s global platform of brands. Rob Laurenti, with Dux, was stationed in the Kerr booth with a number of popular Dux Dental products, including free samples of Identic alginate and Clean and Lube wipes.

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Look for it: The Sulzer MIXPAC Quality Seal Dec 12, 2014 | Business USA

Look for it: The Sulzer MIXPAC Quality Seal

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: With your reputation on the line with every procedure, knowing exactly what instruments and materials you’re using on your patients is critical. To help ensure you’re not inadvertently buying potentially dangerous knockoffs of its highly popular mixing tips (used for procedures involving two-component application of restorative, impression or bonding materials), Sulzer Mixpac has three core concepts to guide you.

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EyeSpecial C-II smart digital camera: Ready, aim and shoot Dec 11, 2014 | Business USA

EyeSpecial C-II smart digital camera: Ready, aim and shoot

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The new EyeSpecial C-II auto-focus smart digital camera, available from Shofu Dental Corp., is designed to make taking high-quality, professional-level photographs simple for dentists and assistants. “From my perspective, it takes phenomenal images with clarity, with a great depth of field,” said Dr. Ron Kaminer of Hewlett, N.Y., a user of the camera who spoke with Dental Tribune during an interview at the Greater New York Dental Meeting.

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Unique isotopic laser vaporizes enamel with virtually no pain Dec 10, 2014 | Business USA

Unique isotopic laser vaporizes enamel with virtually no pain

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: If you have a hard time believing the Solea laser guarantee about working 90-percent anesthesia-free, the Greater New York Dental Meeting exhibit hall offered a perfect opportunity to see the device up close and try it yourself. Four of the Solea units were set up in the Convergent Dental booth.

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