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Half-arch restoration offers new durable, esthetic option Aug 25, 2015 | Business USA

Half-arch restoration offers new durable, esthetic option

The BruxZir Solid Zirconia Half-Arch Implant Prosthesis offers a fixed, all-zirconia implant solution for partially edentulous patients who desire a more durable replacement for removable partial dentures. Constructed from 100 percent BruxZir Solid Zirconia and attaching to implants via titanium connections, this half-arch restoration can dramatically improve patient quality of life, according to the company.

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Brasseler USA holds ‘Women in Dentistry’ advisory board meeting Aug 17, 2015 | Business USA

Brasseler USA holds ‘Women in Dentistry’ advisory board meeting

SAVANNAH, Ga., USA: Brasseler USA, a manufacturer of dental instrumentation, recently convened a who’s who of women dentists from across the nation for its first Women in Dentistry advisory board meeting. The meeting of the Brasseler-sponsored advisory board took place over three days from June 30 to July 2, amid the backdrop of the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

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Extraction Academy can help clinicians take skills to next level Aug 14, 2015 | Business USA

Extraction Academy can help clinicians take skills to next level

Under the guidance and mentorship of the Extraction Academy faculty, dentists from around the world can participate in a hands-on, live patient extraction course. The faculty includes a dentist/pharmacologist, a periodontists, two oral surgeons and three general practitioners. During the two-day live surgical sessions (next on Sept. 12-13 in Los Angeles, 26 C.E. series), doctors can take their clinical and surgical skills to the next level.

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California Implant Institute presents live patient surgical courses in Mexico Aug 13, 2015 | Business USA

California Implant Institute presents live patient surgical courses in Mexico

The California Implant Institute is pleased to present five-day, Level I and Level II comprehensive live patient surgical externship courses in Baja California, Mexico, this year. Attendees of the Level I course will implement step-by-step implant surgical protocols on live patients under the supervision of Louie Al-Faraje, DDS, and additional faculty. The five-day course will include eight hours of lectures on diagnosis and treatment planning of implant cases (around two hours each morning).

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Schein and Patterson among OSAP award recipients Aug 4, 2015 | Business USA

Schein and Patterson among OSAP award recipients

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the advocate for “The Safest Dental Visit,” honored its leadership awards recipients during its annual symposium, held recently in Baltimore. Henry Schein Dental and Patterson Dental were co-recipients of the 14th Annual Dr. Milton Schaefer Award, for their service and ongoing contributions to OSAP.

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Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine unveils Henry Schein Cares Reception Area Jul 30, 2015 | Business USA

Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine unveils Henry Schein Cares Reception Area

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Stony Brook University (SBU) School of Dental Medicine and Henry Schein Inc. recently unveiled the new Henry Schein Cares Reception Area, the gateway to the school’s Dental Care Center, the largest dental care treatment facility on Long Island. More than 60 attendees from Henry Schein and the School of Dental Medicine, including students, faculty and senior leadership, celebrated at an unveiling ceremony.

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Curve Dental introduces integration with cloud-based telephone system Jul 29, 2015 | Business USA

Curve Dental introduces integration with cloud-based telephone system

OREM, Utah, USA: Curve Dental, developer of cloud-based dental software, recently announced completion of testing and general release of an integration with Jive Communications. Now, the dental team can view patient information of those calling the practice before the team answers the phone — a feature that is designed to help the practice provide a higher level of customer service.

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Schlesinger to offer implant training at Southwest Dental Conference Jul 28, 2015 | Business USA

Schlesinger to offer implant training at Southwest Dental Conference

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., USA: Dr. Charles Schlesinger, OCO Biomedical’s chief operating officer and director of clinical affairs, will be a featured presenter and clinical workshop instructor at the 2015 Southwest Dental Conference (SWDC), to be held on Thursday, Aug. 6, and Friday, Aug. 7, at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas.

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Aspen Dental brings smiles and relief to impoverished areas of Nicaragua Jul 24, 2015 | Business USA

Aspen Dental brings smiles and relief to impoverished areas of Nicaragua

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Toothaches are painful, but imagine if there was no dentist around to treat them. That is part of everyday life for many people in Nicaragua — where a group of nine Aspen Dental volunteer doctors and support staff recently took part in a mission to alleviate the most urgent dental needs of Nicaraguans in Tipitapa and Nejapa.

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University of New England, KeyBank partner to combat provider shortage Jul 21, 2015 | Business USA

University of New England, KeyBank partner to combat provider shortage

PORTLAND, Maine, USA: For over a decade, oral health stakeholders and concerned residents in Maine have been developing a comprehensive plan to respond to the dramatic shortage of dentists in the state. Fifteen of the state’s 16 counties have been identified as dental health shortage areas, and a high percentage of its practicing dentists will retirement age within the next five to 10 years.

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Henry Schein Dental participates in TeamSmile event during All Star Weekend Jul 16, 2015 | Business USA

Henry Schein Dental participates in TeamSmile event during All Star Weekend

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Approximately 20 Team Schein Members participated in a TeamSmile event on Saturday, July 11, during Major League Baseball’s All Star Weekend in Cincinnati. During the event, 116 children received complimentary oral health assessments and treatment at the US Bank Boys and Girls Club.

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Planmeca to hold Power of Digital Dentistry Conference Jul 15, 2015 | Business USA

Planmeca to hold Power of Digital Dentistry Conference

Registration is open for the Power of Digital Dentistry Conference, a first-ever conference bringing together Planmeca Romexis, Imaging and CAD/CAM Users. The conference will be held Oct. 16 and 17 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. The conference will feature more than 20 panelists, speakers and industry leaders, with more than 30 educational and hands-on courses led by imaging and CAD/CAM industry leaders.

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