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Digital dentistry symposium gets underway in Florida Oct 23, 2014 | Business USA

Digital dentistry symposium gets underway in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., USA: The first International Symposium on Digital Dentistry, “Technologies That Enhance Clinical Outcomes,” opened today at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. Meeting organizers are aiming to provide in-depth educational experiences for dentists and dental laboratory technicians and owners on the clinical benefits of digital technologies and open platform workflows.

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OCO Biomedical to present ‘The Next Generation of Dental Implant Technology’ at AAID meeting Oct 22, 2014 | Business USA

OCO Biomedical to present ‘The Next Generation of Dental Implant Technology’ at AAID meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: As a highlight to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s program theme, “New Trends, Techniques & Technology — Innovations in Implant Dentistry,” OCO Chief Operating Officer and Director of Education and Clinical Affairs Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI, will present “The Next Generation of Dental Implant Technology: The Reality of Osseous Fixation,” at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the AAID meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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Oral Health America and Denticator encourage dental professionals to share smiles Oct 20, 2014 | Business USA

Oral Health America and Denticator encourage dental professionals to share smiles

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: According to a recent public opinion survey commissioned by Oral Health America (OHA), 92 percent of Americans brush their teeth daily. That’s great news for the nation’s oral health, but we still have a long way to go before all Americans have access to the oral healthcare they need. That’s why OHA and Denticator are encouraging dental professionals to celebrate healthy smiles with a smile contest.

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i-CAT and Henry Schein Dental to hold educational event Oct 17, 2014 | Business USA

i-CAT and Henry Schein Dental to hold educational event

HATFIELD, Pa., USA: i-CAT, a brand of the KaVo Kerr Group along with Henry Schein Dental, has announced the 8th Annual International Congress on 3D Dental Imaging, Fall Session, to be held Nov. 7-8, 2014 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The theme of this educational experience is “Accelerate Your Practice: 3D-driven Success.”

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Crest Oral-B to release ‘smart’ toothbrush Oct 14, 2014 | Business USA

Crest Oral-B to release ‘smart’ toothbrush

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, USA: About 500 ADA 2014 attendees accepted an open invitation from Crest Oral-B to attend “The Technology Changing Dentistry Reception.” After enjoying drinks and appetizers in the Lila Cockrell Theatre at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, attendees listened to presentation from experts connected to two products from by Crest Oral-B, one just recently made available and another that will launch in January.

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World’s first unit-integrated intraoral scanner makes debut at ADA meeting Oct 10, 2014 | Business USA

World’s first unit-integrated intraoral scanner makes debut at ADA meeting

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, USA: Why shouldn’t a 3-D intraoral scanner be just like any other critical instrument integrated into today’s sophisticated dental chairs? Well, it should be — for a number of reasons —according to E4D Technologies, including: ergonomics, efficiencies, practice monitoring and patient comfort. Released in Europe a year ago to an enthusiastic reception, the integrated chairs are making their U.S. debut at this year’s ADA meeting.

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Henry Schein Dental invites ADA attendees to meet the some of the industry’s movers and shakers Oct 9, 2014 | Business USA

Henry Schein Dental invites ADA attendees to meet the some of the industry’s movers and shakers

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, USA: At any major dental meeting, Henry Schein Dental invariably has plenty to showcase. It’s just the nature of things for one of the biggest and most dynamic companies in the industry. This year’s ADA meeting is no exception. The company made three of the industry’s top “movers and shakers” available for interviews on site Thursday morning.

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Heraeus Kulzer acquires Italian CAD/CAM company EGS Srl Oct 7, 2014 | Business USA

Heraeus Kulzer acquires Italian CAD/CAM company EGS Srl

SOUTH BEND, Ind., USA: German dental supplier Heraeus Kulzer GmbH has acquired the Italian CAD/CAM manufacturer Enhanced Geometry Solutions (EGS Srl). Heraeus Kulzer GmbH is the parent company of Heraeus Kulzer, LLC. EGS is a CAD/CAM company recognized for its 3-D expertise and technology, targeted at the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market.

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Henry Schein Cares Foundation opens fund for Ebola relief Oct 6, 2014 | Business USA

Henry Schein Cares Foundation opens fund for Ebola relief

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. recently opened the Henry Schein Ebola Relief Fund to support relief efforts related to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Henry Schein Ebola Relief Fund has been established through the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, to provide a way for Team Schein Members and others who are interested in supporting relief efforts to contribute.

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Orascoptic and Surgical Acuity unified under one brand Sep 29, 2014 | Business USA

Orascoptic and Surgical Acuity unified under one brand

MIDDLETON, Wis., USA: Orascoptic, the leader in superior vision solutions for dental professionals, will consolidate its medical-centric brand – Surgical Acuity – under the same Orascoptic moniker. The Surgical Acuity brand will be phased out by the end of the year, at which time the single Orascoptic brand will be aligned with both dental and medical markets.

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Ivoclar Vivadent matches Oral Health America donations up to $50,000 Sep 24, 2014 | Business USA

Ivoclar Vivadent matches Oral Health America donations up to $50,000

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Now through Dec. 31, Ivoclar Vivadent will match every dollar donated to Oral Health America (OHA), up to a maximum of $50,000. Money raised will be used to support OHA’s Wisdom Tooth Project, a comprehensive oral healthcare program designed to increase access to care, education and advocacy for older adults.

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AGD, OralID partner to give oral cancer screenings Sep 18, 2014 | Business USA

AGD, OralID partner to give oral cancer screenings

DETROIT, Mich., USA: During the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, the AGD Foundation hosted oral cancer screenings in an effort to increase early detection and public awareness of the disease. Twenty-two dentists conducted thorough head and neck exams for 136 patients, utilizing the proven fluorescence technology of OralID’s oral cancer screening device and setting a high standard for oral cancer examinations.

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