Industry News

Dr. Seok-Kyun Kim Receives 2010 Nyucd Smigel Prize

Dr. Seok-Kyun Kim, Founder and President of the Korean Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, has received the 2010 NYU College of Dentistry (NYUCD) Irwin Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry. Internationally renowned as one of the all-time great teachers and researchers in aesthetic dentistry, Dr. Kim has established more than 90 aesthetic dentistry centers in South Korea and has advanced the status of aesthetic dentistry among Korean dentists and the Korean public through thousands of hours of continuing education courses and mainstream media presentations.

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Co-Founder Ina Pockrass Set to Present at State of Green Business Forums

Berkeley, CA (January 20, 2011) – The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international membership association formed to promote environmentally sound practices in dentistry, recently announced that its co-founder, Ina Pockrass, has been selected to present at the prestigious 2011 State of Green Business Forums. 

The State of Green Business Forums are two-day events taking place throughout the month of February in three cities nationwide: February 2-3 in San Francisco, CA; February 9-10 in Chicago, IL; and February 16-17 in Washington, DC.

Specifically, Pockrass will hold a presentation at each forum entitled, “One Great Idea: Transforming an Industry without Pulling Teeth.”  Pockrass will speak to her passion for transforming the dental industry into one that honors people and the planet, and to the economic benefits of the green dentistry movement.  She will share her personal journey from intellectual property attorney to green dentistry standard-bearer, and how collaboration between patients, dental practitioners, and dental product manufacturers is making dentistry’s future brighter, more cost effective, and easier on the Earth. 

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Vatech America Inks Dealer Partnership Deal With EdgeDent

Secaucus, NJ- January 20, 2011- Vatech America a leading supplier of dental digital radiography equipment, software and service is proud to announce its most recent partnership with EdgeDent, a provider of world class dental equipment, office design, and client support services.

EdgeDent consists of highly trained, motivated professionals with a common goal of providing dentists with first rate equipment in an expertly designed, ergonomic office.  EdgeDent’s priorities include fostering trusting relationships with their clients and providing exceptional support and service.

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Aribex CEO Receives Utah Governor’s Medal

OREM, UTAH—19 January 2011—D. Clark Turner, PhD, President and CEO of Aribex Inc., was awarded the Utah Governor's Medal for Science and Technology in a ceremony last night at Discovery Gateway. Utah Governor Gary Herbert made the presentation to Dr. Turner and six others for providing distinguished service that has benefited the State of Utah.

"I am privileged and grateful to be recognized among the other accomplished individuals who are receiving this most prestigious award tonight, and I share this with the great individuals with whom I've worked over the years." said Dr. Turner. "The state of Utah provides a rich community for advancements in science and technology, and I am a beneficiary of that innovative environment."

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