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GlaxoSmithKline, DENTSPLY International Will Work Together

YORK, Pa., Jan. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and DENTSPLY International (Nasdaq:XRAY), a global leader in professional dental products, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to create a portfolio of co-branded oral care products to be used in the dental office by patients suffering from tooth sensitivity, a problem which is estimated to affect 1 in 3 people.

In December 2009, GSK acquired NovaMin(R) through the purchase of NovaMin Technology Inc. NovaMin(R) is a patent protected innovative calcium phosphate technology which has been clinically proven to relieve tooth sensitivity. Today's agreement will allow DENTSPLY to co-brand its NUPRO(R) products which contain the NovaMin(R) technology, with GSK's Sensodyne(R) brand. This co-branding will provide a continuum of care for tooth sensitivity treatment from the dental office to everyday use at home.

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ENT and Allergy Associates LLP ® Crowns its Presence in Garden City

Announces the Summer 2011 Opening of a State-of-the-Art Clinical Office

Tarrytown, NY. – January 04, 2011- ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA), the largest ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the NY/NJ area, today announced a significant upgrade and expansion of its footprint in Garden City, NY. A lease has been signed, with Treeline Companies to build out a new office - a 9,000 sq ft medical suite located at 990 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY. The Treeline Companies owns and manages more than 2.5 million square feet of strategically located commercial real estate in the New York Metropolitan area. Established in 1985, The Treeline Companies is a premier, full-service real estate ownership, investment firm based in Garden City, New York.

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DentalEZ Group Celebrates 100 Years of StarDental Performance

Malvern, PA (January 7, 2011) DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce that 2011 marks the 100th year of its StarDental® product line. 

Over the last hundred years, StarDental has introduced many new technologies to the dental community, including the LubeFree™ handpiece, built-in handpiece light source, and the sonic scaler.  The company began in 1911 as a simple operation.  Today, as part of the DentalEZ product family, StarDental is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative and reliable handpieces for the dental professional.

“We are as committed today as we were 100 years ago on establishing new industry standards for design, quality, and service to the dental industry and profession,” remarked StarDental Sr. Product Manager,
Rick Gross. 

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Five Ways of Being Green by Medidenta

Since 1944, Medidenta.com has morphed into a boutique of dental products and services where we dare to be different. We are a leader in endodontics, handpieces, handpiece repair, precious metal refining services, and waste disposal solutions. Because of our wide array of divisions, we are able to offer significant VALUEADDED discounts on all of our products and services. While some companies have begun to initiate conservation and recycling procedures, Medidenta.com has also integrated these measures in its daily business operations and is committed to implement environmentally conscious changes in the dental community.

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