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OSAP Seeking Program and Abstracts Submissions for 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD—August 18, 2011—The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention’s (OSAP) Educational Program Committee is actively seeking dental care professionals to conduct seminars, presentations and workshops at its 2012 Symposium.
As a leading advocate for the safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare, OSAP draws an audience of dental care professionals from around the world.
The theme for the 2012 gathering is Connecting To Drive Compliance. The organization is currently seeking professionals with expertise in areas such as compliance, preventing transmittable diseases, and increasing patient and provider safety. 

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New Patient Activator® Web Feed Strengthens Dentists’ Local Search Presence

Patient Activator®, 1-800-DENTIST's award-winning patient reminder service, today introduced a new Web Feed feature that helps dental practices attract new customers and strengthen their online presence by automatically submitting them to Google, Bing, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, YellowPages.com and over 100 other major websites and directories.
Patient Activator's new Web Feed ensures that all the leading search platforms, directories and mobile GPS providers regularly receive accurate, up-to-date data for member dentists. The rich information provided to the targeted local search sites includes the dentist's practice name, address, office hours, specialties, phone and email contact information, website and logo.

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Queens Dentists Prepare for Cuba Humanitarian Dental Trip

New York-- The Fialkoff Queens Dental Study Club, a monthly study club which provides continuing education credits to attending practitioners, is planning a Humanitarian Dental Trip to Havana, Cuba in February/March of 2012. Organized by Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, Founder of the study club, and Meghan Fialkoff, Director of the Cuba Humanitarian Dental Trip, the attending dental practitioners will provide pro-bono dental work and dental education to the Cuban lay and professional community. Born and raised as a child in Havana, Cuba, Periodontist, Laser Surgery Specialist, and Dental Implantology Specialist, Dr. Fialkoff has chosen the University of Havana Dental School in which to do these pro-bono services to the Cuban community.

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Pride Institute “Best of Class” Technology Fair, 2011

Mount Laurel, NJ,  7/28/2011 — ACTEON North America, developers of the SoproLIFE intraoral camera and caries detection device has been recognized as one of 16 companies to receive the Pride Institute’s Best of Class Technology Award for 2011.  ACTEON North America was an honoree in the Foundational technology class.

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