Industry News

Delaware Dentist Honored for Charitable Work with Kid

(Wilmington, DE – June 7, 2011) – Dr. Brendan Fay, D.D.S. goes the extra mile for smiles.  The Wilmington dentist has won recognition for making pediatric dental services available to uninsured, needy local families in a national contest sponsored by FireFly toothbrush, part of the company’s ongoing Crusade Against Cavities initiative.

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J. Morita Usa Announces New Management Team

IRVINE, Calif. – (June 7, 2011) – J. Morita USA has announced the implementation of a new management team to lead the company in continued growth and expansion in North and South America. This recent move reflects Morita’s commitment to strengthen its market position and expand the J. Morita Manufacturing Corporation product line.

Yuzo Hirukawa has been appointed as the new President and CEO of J. Morita USA effective June 15, 2011. In this role, his responsibilities include corporate strategy and partnerships, supervision of import and export transactions, implementation of new marketing strategies, and overall management of the 40 person office. Mr. Hirukawa has an extensive career with the J. Morita Group spanning 28 years in several areas including sales, service, corporate planning and management, public relations, advertising, as well as international projects and contracts. Since 2009, he has functioned as the General Manager of the Sales Department II while also supervising the functions of the Corporate Planning Office at J. Morita Manufacturing Corporation. He has also played a pivotal role in the marketing of J. Morita’s cone beam X-ray units worldwide. Mr. Hirukawa graduated from Ritsumeikan University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

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ZERØ-PAIN SmileSimplicity Procedure Delivers Confident Smiles

(Los Angeles, CA – June 1, 2011)  Beautiful smiles create confidence, especially for older patients.  Nothing feels more awkward than being reluctant to smile because your teeth are discolored, crooked, worn, or chipped.  Now, the revolutionary dental procedure SmileSimplicity™ is painlessly transforming self-conscious smiles into confident, stronger smiles in two short dental office visits.

Developed by noninvasive constructive cosmetic dentistry pioneer Dr. Robert Ibsen, SmileSimplicity is a painless veneer procedure that preserves original, healthy tooth structure and does not require numbing injections.  SmileSimplicity allows dentists to correct chipped, stained, and worn teeth without using anesthetic, drills, or temporaries.

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