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Zimmer Dental Partners with Zfx for Digital Dentistry Solutions

Zimmer Dental Inc., a leading provider of dental oral rehabilitation products and a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce a unique partnership with Zfx GmbH that will expand the latter’s global presence in the digital dentistry arena and allow Zimmer Dental to notably enter the CAD/CAM crown and bridge market, offering restorations on natural teeth as well as implants. 

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Three-Day Program On Inlab Milled Copings Held At Vident

(Brea, CA) – Participants recently traveled to the Brea, CA headquarters of Vident to participate in a dynamic three-day program on inLab Milled Copings. Led by Senior Technical Instructor Ken Zaker, CDT, the course provided each participant with an opportunity to explore and capture the fundamental understanding of optical scanning, design and shaping of single unit copings, bridge frameworks and full contour restorations. Each attendee participated in hands-on training and learned the step by step procedures and tools necessary to operate the Sirona inLab milling unit, inEos acquisition unit and design frameworks using the Sirona software in a commercial laboratory environment. Participants walked away with a greater understanding of block materials and the advantages of using the right materials, as well as learned how to manipulate image files for email.

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Give Back a Smile Goes Global in Germany

MADISON, Wis. (7/13/11)—Domestic violence survivors in Germany now have an opportunity to have their smiles restored through the expansion of the AACD Charitable Foundation’s (AACDCF) Give Back a Smile (GBAS) program in Germany.

GBAS, the AACDCF’s premier program, restores the smiles of those who have survived domestic violence and have sustained injuries to the smile zone. With the help of volunteer dentists and generous donations, the program is currently active in the U.S. and has helped more than 1,000 survivors to date.

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Henry Schein Dental and American Dental Hygienists' Association Unveil "Dream Center"

First-ever interactive operatory experience on the ADHA exhibit floor provided unique opportunity for attendees to see the latest dental hygiene equipment and systems

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 13, 2011 – Henry Schein Dental, the U.S. dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, and the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) unveiled the ADHA /Henry Schein Dream Center during the ADHA’s 88th Annual Session.  The Dream Center is the first-ever, hands-on operatory experience built on the exhibit floor of ADHA’s Annual Session. 

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