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Andreas Meldau Joins Henry Schein as President, European Dental Specialties and Exclusive Products

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 5, 2011— Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced that Andreas Meldau has joined the Company as President, European Dental Specialties and Exclusive Products, a newly-created position within the organization. Based in Langen, Germany, Mr. Meldau will be part of Henry Schein's International Group, reporting to Bob Minowitz, President of Henry Schein's European Dental Group. Mr. Meldau will also support Henry Schein's Global Healthcare Specialties Group. Previously, Mr. Meldau was CEO of COLTENE Holding AG.

In his new role at Henry Schein, Mr. Meldau will focus on four strategically important specialty categories - orthodontics, implants, oral surgery and endodontics - strengthening Henry Schein's commitment to meeting the practice needs of specialists and generalists who perform these dental services.

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Premier Dental announces presence on Facebook!

Premier® Dental has announced its presence on Facebook  at According to Premier, the page contains valuable resources for dental professionals, including information on products, free interactive continuing education programs and company news. Learn more about Premier’s Prize Pack Giveaway, where dentists and hygienists have a chance to win top-selling Premier products, including Traxodent, Triple Tray, Enamel Pro Prophy Paste, Big Easy Scalers and more.

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Patterson Dental Introduces CAESY Cloud

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (July 5, 2011) – Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. introduces CAESY Cloud, an online portal giving instant access to CAESY DVD's multimedia presentations via the Cloud, compatible with PC and Mac desktop computers, Smartphones, and the iPad, iPhone and iPod. With CAESY Cloud, dental professionals will have access to valuable patient education resources from multiple locations at the same time. While this is a new format of the CAESY Patient Education System, CAESY Cloud offers the same cutting edge technology, with more presentations than any other patient education software on the market. With content accessible through the Cloud, subscribers have instant access to the latest videos and updates.

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Candulor's KunstZahnWerk goes online

June 2011: Due to the huge success of our Candulor KunstZahnWerk® competition which was established back in 1999 on the occasion of the IDS in Cologne, we have launched a website created especially for this competition.

With the creation of the term KunstZahnWerk® (the art of prosthetics) Candulor has set itself the ambitious goal to put great emphasis on the combination of aesthetics and functionality in complete denture prosthetics as well as to represent the relevance of the total prosthetics as international future market.

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