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Axis|SybronEndo Launches the Cordless Elements Free Endodontic Obturation System

Anaheim, CA – Axis|SybronEndo, a global leader in dental and endodontic equipment and instrumentation, is proud to introduce its latest innovation in endodontic obturation, the cordless elementsTM free obturation system. Designed for use with the warm vertical condensation technique, the

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ADHA Partners with Other Dental Leaders in Image Gently Campaign

Chicago (Sept. 24, 2014) — The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is proud to announce its support and involvement as a member of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, the Image Gently Alliance. Today, the Alliance is expanding its scope to the oral health care community with its next campaign push, Image Gently in Dentistry. As a member of this Alliance, the ADHA is pleased to message and promote the importance of proper radiation dosage to children to the more than 185,000 licensed dental hygienists in the United States that the organization serves as a voice for.

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Ivoclar Vivadent Matches Oral Health America Donations Up To $50,000

CHICAGO, September 22 — Now through December 31st, Ivoclar Vivadent will match every dollar donated to Oral Health America (OHA), up to a maximum of $50,000. Dollars raised will be used to support OHA’s Wisdom Tooth Project®, a comprehensive oral healthcare program designed to increase access to care, education and advocacy for older adults. The Wisdom Tooth Project also empowers older adults and caregivers to research oral health information and local resources online at toothwisdom.org and to learn firsthand about self-care during in-person Tooth Wisdom: Get Smart About Your Mouth workshops. Thanks to the generosity of Ivoclar Vivadent, those looking to support these types of innovative programs can double the impact of their donation during the matching gift period.

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Biolase Names Jeffrey M. Nugent Permanent President And Chief Executive Officer

IRVINE, CA (September 2, 2014) - BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL), the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, today announced that Jeffrey M. Nugent has been named President and Chief Executive Officer by the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.  Nugent has served as Acting Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since June 2014.

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