Industry News

Ninth Annual ‘Give Kids A Smile’ Day ProvidesFree Dental Services

CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2011 — February is National Children's Dental Health Month,and theAmerican Dental Association (ADA) encourages children to practice good oral health habits.

The ADA's themes for this year's National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) are "A Healthy Smile? It's Easy to Find! Remember to Brush & Floss Everyday!" and "A Healthy Smile Looks Good Up Close." The ADA offers free downloadable oral health informationfor parents and teachers to provide fun tools to promote the benefits of good oral health to children. The NCDHM program guide includes easy-to-do classroom activities and program planning timetable tips.

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Clinic and Research Day at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

Clinic and Research Day at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry was postponed because of the nationwide snowstorm on Feb. 2. It has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 10, 2011.
For the 24th year the College, located at 801 S. Paulina St., will take on the appearance of a national dental meeting all day, as the event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and focus on student research presentations, Critically Appraised Topic competitions based on actual cases, and an internationally known keynote speaker.

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3M ESPE Named Most Innovative

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (February 3, 2011) – For the sixth year in a row, 3M ESPE ranks as the most innovative company in the worldwide dental industry, according to the 2010 Dental Industry Review conducted by The Anaheim Group, distributors of Dental Fax Weekly
“It is ingrained in the culture of 3M to share information on materials and markets along with every technology at our disposal across the entire company,” said Larry Lair, Division Vice President and General Manager, 3M ESPE. “There are many stories in this company of technology cross-pollination that have led to breakthrough innovations that really make a difference for our customers.   Every day we are working to leverage the resources of the total company to help solve problems and make things better for our dental customers and partners around the world.” 

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Dent‐X Announces EVAsoft Imaging Software Version 2.0

(Elmsford, NY – February 1, 2011) ‐ Dent‐X is excited to announce version 2.0 of EVAsoft, its proprietary dental imaging software. EVAsoft, developed in‐house by Dent‐X engineers with input from dental thought‐leaders, functions as the driving software behind the popular EVA Digital X‐Ray sensor.

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