Industry News

OraPharma Rolls Out

Mobile Version of Popular Website Puts Latest Periodontal Disease Diagnostic and
Treatment Resources in the Hands of BlackBerry®, iPhone®, and DROID™ Users

Warminster, PA (October 18, 2010) − OraPharma, Inc., a specialty oral health company dedicated to bringing scientifically and technologically advanced products to the dental community, including ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg, will be rolling out the® Mobile site, after unveiling it at the recent ADA Annual Session in Orlando.® Mobile is a convenient and portable personal practice resource that is derived from the popular website Like its website namesake, the mobile website is designed to help the entire dental team, including dentists, hygienists, and office managers, provide the highest level of periodontal patient care possible via the latest information delivered to virtually any smartphone.

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Bite Tech Joins Patterson Dental’s “Grins for a Good Cause”

Minneapolis, MN (October 18, 2010) – Bite Tech, Inc. is helping athletes reach their full potential while recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October). The company is introducing a special edition of its Under Armour Performance Mouthwear™ for the cause, making mouthpieces and mouthguards available with pink ArmourBite® wedges. The special offering is part of Patterson Dental’s Grins for a Good Cause initiative, a national outreach in which Patterson branches partner with local breast cancer organizations to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. Patterson Dental will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the appliances to area breast cancer organizations. 

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OHA's Gala Announces Return to the Field Museum

Chicago, IL: October 4, 2010  Reservations are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Oral Health America (OHA) Gala & Benefit Dinner, to be held Wednesday, February 23, 2011. The event is returning to the spectacular Field Museum and debuting a new theme, “Celebrating YOU and YOUR Commitment to Oral Health.”

“The OHA Gala is frequently referred to as the dental industry’s premier networking event”, said Genevieve Bauer, Strategic Relationship Manager, Taylor Corporation & Gala Chair. “We believe our new theme will shine a light on how the industry supports OHA’s programs that are bringing healthy mouths to life.”  

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Chicago: November, 2010)  New officers of the American Dental Assistants Association were installed at the recent annual conference of the ADAA held in Orlando in conjunction with the American Dental Association.  The ADAA is America’s oldest and largest dental assisting organization speaking for over 250,000 dental assistants since 1924.



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