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VELscope Vx to be Featured in Large Scale Clinical Study on Oral Cancer

BURNABY, British Columbia, June 6, 2011—LED Dental Inc. announced today that its VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment system will be utilized in a large scale University of British Columbia (UBC) clinical trial designed to document the ability of tissue fluorescence visualization (FV) technology to increase the efficacy of surgery to remove oral cancers.

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Live Dental Events Help Grow 3D Education

The 3D Imaging Institute and Henry Schein Dental collaborate to bring live 3-dimensional education to dentists

Hatfield, Penn, June 2, 2011 — The 3D Imaging Institute, sponsored by Imaging Sciences International, announces the latest addition to its curriculum of 3D dentistry events: the Live 3D Dentistry Forum. This highly engaging clinical event combines lectures, live scans, real-time surgical and treatment planning procedures.

The first Live 3D Dentistry Forum, co-sponsored by Henry Schein Dental, the U.S. dental division of Henry Schein, Inc., will be held in Anaheim, Calif. at the Sybron Learning Center on July 29-30. Each day will present an individual program that provides eight Continuing Education credits per day. Day one is specifically geared toward Orthodontists with four highly experienced speakers covering topics such as integration of 3D Cone Beam in the orthodontic practice; imaging and dose control; diagnosis and treatment planning in 3D; and comparison of 2D and 3D radiography using case examples. The program culminates with a live i-CAT scan and 3D orthodontic treatment planning session by a California board-certified orthodontist.

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Patterson Dental Debuts PattLock

ST.PAUL, Minn. – (June 2, 2011) – Patterson Dental Supply Inc. introduces PattLock, an online backup service that protects and secures patient and practice information. Compatible with all practice management software, including Eaglesoft Practice Management Software, as well as all file types, PattLock is an affordable and user-friendly addition to any existing backup solution.

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Smile Brands Inc. Rebrands Midwest Dental Offices

IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Brands Inc., the nation's top provider of business support services to dental groups in the United States, today announced the rebranding of its Midwest cities (Dayton, OH and Indiana) offices from Monarch Dental to Bright Now! Dental in an effort to simplify their brand structure. The rebranding process will begin rolling out over the next few weeks and all twelve Monarch Dental offices in the Midwest region will be operating under the Bright Now! Dental brand by June 17, 2011.

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