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Dispelling Myths of Root Canals Through Education

CHICAGO, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to their teeth, Americans have strong feelings about keeping them. According to a January 2011 survey by the American Association of Endodontists, 70 percent of Americans want to avoid losing their natural teeth. One way to help people maintain their natural teeth is through root canal treatment. During Root Canal Awareness Week, March 27 – April 2, the American Association of Endodontists wants to dispel the negative myths surrounding this dental treatment and encourage patients who need a root canal to see an endodontist who will skillfully provide this treatment.

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6 Miss Universe WA State Contestants All Smiles

Six Miss Universe WA State Contestants Were All Smiles After Making The Final Cut

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – March 23, 2011- Twenty-four Miss Universe WA finalists displayed their beautiful Opalescence-whitened smiles in the final round of competition in Perth, Western Australia last week.  The six finalists, Alana Wilkie, Alycia Altieri, Ashlea Ingham, Jordi Levin, Samara Tugwell and Scherri-Lee Biggs will continue to the Miss Universe Australia crowning in Melourne later this year.  One contestant, Rebecca Johns, was crowned as the Miss Universe ToyBox Charity Ambassador for the coming year.

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CareCredit/Give Kids A Smile Fund

CARECREDIT® PRESENTS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE $100,000 DONATION
TO GIVE KIDS A SMILE® FUND

CareCredit, the nation’s leading patient payment program, continued its support as founding donor of the American Dental Association Foundation Give Kids A Smile Fund with its fifth consecutive $100,000 donation.  The donation was made at the Give Kids A Smile National Advisory Board meeting, February 23, 2011, in Chicago.  The funding will help the American Dental Association Foundation continue to make grants that support the Give Kids A Smile Program.

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Celebrate World Water Day with the Eco-Dentistry Association’s “Save 90 a Day!” Water Conservation Campaign Drive

Green Dentistry Association sets goal of 10,000 Pledges
Between World Water Day & Earth Day 2011

Berkeley, CA (March 22, 2011) – The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international membership association formed to promote environmentally sound practices in dentistry, recently announced its goal of obtaining 10,000 pledges for its “Save 90 a Day!” campaign by Earth Day, observed on April 22.  The campaign drive will officially launch on World Water Day, Tuesday, March 22.

The “Save 90 a Day!” campaign encourages dental patients to turn off the water while they brush their teeth, saving an estimated 90 glasses of water a day, per person.  Joining the campaign is free, no special equipment is required, and anyone with access to a computer can participate.

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