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GC Advanced Technologies Titanium Coping Announcement

Alsip, IL – GC Advanced Technologies Inc. (GCAT) is proud to announce that starting in February 2012, GCAT will begin accepting Coping cases milled from Titanium.

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How to Open a New Dental Office or Relocate Your Current One

When I opened my dental office in 1980, I made a lot of mistakes and cursed the fact that this kind of business knowledge wasn’t available as part of my dental curriculum. But like many of my colleagues, I got through the ordeal, recovered from my blunders, and life went on. I was able to regroup because at that time my school debt was relatively low, as was the cost to start up a new dental office. Today, the stakes have risen dramatically. The majority of dental students graduate with six-figure debts, and the cost to build a new dental facility is much more, due to the complexity of the digital age. Today’s young dentists have less financial leeway than I did when it comes to making mistakes during a new office start-up. Yet for all the risks of starting a new office, training in how to do so is still ignored in dental schools.

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DUX Dental Hosts Free Dental Infection Control Webinar

Provides Remedies for Five Most Serious Sterilization Violations

OXNARD, CALIF. – MARCH 5, 2012 – DUX Dental today announced it will host a free webinar that will help dental professionals identify the most common mistakes made when sterilizing instruments and how to improve infection control practices in their offices. Pat Pine, a registered dental hygienist (RDH) and national infection control educator will present the webinar, "Five Serious Sterilization Violations" on Thurs., March 15 at 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Registration information is available at www.duxdental.com.

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Henry Schein Tops Industry in Fortune's 2012 List of the World's Most Admired Companies

Company ranks first in Social Responsibility, Global Competitiveness, Quality of Management, Quality of Products/Services and Long-Term Investment

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, has once again been named to Fortune's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." For 2012, Henry Schein earned the highest ranking in its industry, "Wholesalers: Health Care." The Company repeated its first-place ranking from 2011 in the categories of Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness, and ranked first in the categories of Quality of Management, Quality of Products/Services and Long-Term Investment. Henry Schein ranked second among other industry companies in the four remaining categories (Innovation, People Management, Use of Corporate Assets and Financial Soundness).

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