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NOMAD Handheld X-ray Receives WSJ Technology Innovation Award

OREM, UTAH—29 September 2010— Aribex, Inc., the worldwide leader in handheld x-ray technologies, announced that its NOMAD Handheld X-ray has been named as a runner-up in the medical device category of the 2010 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards. The awards recognize products that break from conventional processes.

 “We’re very pleased by this honor,” said D. Clark Turner, PhD, President and CEO of Aribex. “This is our first national innovation award, and it feels great that our seven years of hard work and focus has paid off so successfully. We also appreciate being listed with the other highly notable companies that have received this distinction.

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CarieScan signs exclusive distribution deal with Patterson Dental

CHARLOTTE, NC- (September 17, 2010) – CarieScan LLC, a leading producer of handheld devices for the early detection and monitoring of tooth decay, is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Patterson Dental, for the distribution of the company's CarieScan PRO product in the USA. The CarieScan PRO is a highly accurate, easy to use, hand held device for the early detection and monitoring of dental caries (tooth decay).

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First International Cosmetic Dental Conference a Success

It was a first. When cosmetic dentistry’s premier organizations – the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Dental University of Paris Study Group, the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the German Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – gathered to bring the foremost cosmetic dental program in the world to London, England, September 23-25, 2010, it was the first international cosmetic dental conference of its kind. And the world’s leading dental educators took part.

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Midmark and Direct Relief International Celebrate Milestones

VERSAILLES, Ohio – (September 29, 2010) – Midmark Corporation and Direct Relief International today announced two milestones in equipment donations. By partnering in a long-term donation program, the organizations have donated more than 3,000 sterilizers and 6,000 exam tables to more than 71 medical facilities in 35 countries.

Direct Relief, a California-based nonprofit organization, provides critically needed equipment, supplies and medicines to local healthcare providers worldwide. Assistance programs offered by Direct Relief are tailored to each local partner’s needs and provide healthcare services to people in rural areas where significant health challenges exist. The partnership between Midmark and Direct Relief, which began more than 10 years ago, was created to build the capacity of local healthcare facilities in underserved areas worldwide. Through product promotions, Midmark continues to donate equipment needed for these underserved areas.

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