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Dr. Fred Pockrass Appointed to Advisory Board of KIWI Magazine

Berkeley, CA (December 16, 2010) – The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international membership association promoting environmentally sound practices in dentistry, recently announced the appointment of EDA Co-Founder Dr. Fred Pockrass as the newest Advisory Board member for KIWI Magazine, a publication for families interested in natural and organic living.

As a KIWI Advisory Board member, Dr. Pockrass will act as an informational resource for the magazine and its readership regarding optimum oral and overall health and environmentally-friendly dental products and practices. He will provide the organization with insights, feedback, and a dentist’s perspective on its editorial content and approaches, as well as research.

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Vita Presents Hands-On Course For Titanium Restorations

(Edmonton, AB) – Dentists and technicians from across Canada recently traveled to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in Edmonton, Alberta to attend a hands-on course on how to prepare successful restorations with Milled Titanium. Led by Vident Technical Instructor, Ken Chizick, R.D.T., C.D.T., each attendee learned specific techniques on the preparation of Nobel Procera™ Titanium Alloy and the application of VITA® Titanium porcelain. A brief lecture covering Titanium technology and VITA furnace calibration for Titanium was discussed, followed by the preparation of VITA Bonder application and Furnace Thermodynamics. A demonstration of how to properly set furnace firing schedules was also shown.

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Dentatus and Henry Schein Make Announcement

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dentatus and Henry Schein, Inc., today announced that it has been agreed that Henry Schein will no longer be the exclusive distributor of the Dentatus ATLAS® Narrow Body implant system and that Dentatus will reassume direct marketing and distribution of all Dentatus implant products. Though the Dentatus ATLAS® Narrow Body implant system can now be purchased directly through Dentatus, it will also continue to be available through Henry Schein.

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3M ESPE Marks 50,000th Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. Case

Increased productivity and outstanding fit drive popularity of system for doctors and labs

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (December 13, 2010) – Since the launch of the 3M™ ESPE™ Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. in 2008, dentists have been won over by the system’s productivity and accuracy, which enable them to efficiently create precisely fitting restorations. Successes for the scanner have been mounting worldwide, and 3M ESPE recently observed the 50,000th case completed with the device.

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