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UNE Names Dean of the College of Dental Medicine

PORTLAND, Maine -- University of New England (UNE) President Danielle N. Ripich, Ph.D. announced today the appointment of the new Dean of the College of Dental Medicine James J. Koelbl, D.D.S., M.S., M.J. of Claremont, CA. Dr. Koelbl is the founding dean of the College of Dental Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA and will join UNE in April.

The college must be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) prior to opening and a dean must be in place for the accreditation process. UNE's publicly stated intent is to open the college in the fall of 2012 and an aggressive fundraising campaign is underway. To date, $6.8 million has been raised with a lead gift of $2.3 million from Northeast Delta Dental and generous donations from Unum Life Insurance Company of America, New Hampshire's Endowment for Health, Dr. Robert Card and other major contributors. In November 2008, the UNE board of trustees approved the academic program for the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

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Denbur, Inc. Supports NCOHF Preventive Programs

(Charlotte, NC—December 14, 2010) Denbur, Inc. has donated Multi-Brush Disposable bristle applicators valued at $51,559.14 to benefit National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothfairyÒ oral health programs for at-risk children.

Twenty-one NCOHF Affiliate community-based nonprofit partners received donated Denbur products that will aid in providing critical care to children in need this holiday season.

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Team Assembled For Summer Medical Mission To Nicaragua

The California-based group, International Medical Alliance is seeking two registered dental assistants for its August 4th to 14th mission

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 – A Southern California non-profit group is seeking two registered dental assistants for its upcoming medical mission to Nicaragua.

Rancho Mirage-based International Medical Alliance (IMA) has already assembled a team of more than 60 doctors, nurses, dentists and support personnel who have agreed to volunteer their time and talents on a 10-day medical mission to Esteli, Nicaragua, from August 4th to 14th.

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NCOHF Oral Health Programs Receive $35,000 Product Donation

(Charlotte, NC⎯ January 5, 2011) Cosmedent, Inc. has made a product donation valued at $35,991.55 to benefit pediatric oral healthcare facilities in the National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's Toothfairy® nonprofit Affiliate network.

Thirteen NCOHF Affiliates received a generous supply of Renamel Nano and Kwik Addition Silicone Impression Tray Adhesive to help meet the growing need for comprehensive care among underserved children in their local communities.

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