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Darby Dental Supply Now Offers the ZOLL AED Plus Defibrillator

Jericho, NY – May 3, 2011 – Darby Dental Supply, LLC, the largest all-telesales national distributor of dental merchandise, recently expanded its widespread product offerings by adding the ZOLL® AED Plus® automated external defibrillator to its medical equipment selection.

Under a newly-signed agreement with ZOLL Medical Corporation, Darby is now an authorized distributor of the AED Plus.  The AED Plus is a portable external defibrillator that guides the user in the practice of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 

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Align Tech. Completes Acquisition of Intra-Oral Scanning Leader Cadent

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALGN) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Cadent Holdings, Inc. (Cadent), a leading provider of 3D digital scanning solutions for orthodontics and dentistry, and makers of the iTero(TM) and OrthoCAD(R) iOC(TM) scanning systems.

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Henry Schein Activates Disaster Relief Hotline to Support Customers Affected by Tornadoes in the South

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of tornadoes that have claimed hundreds of lives and created a swath of devastation across the Southeastern United States, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced that it has activated its disaster relief hotline for dentists, physicians and veterinarians who have experienced operational, logistical or financial issues as a result of the disaster. The toll-free number for all dental, medical and animal health customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT.

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Patient Activator Introduces New Tool for Dental Group Practices

Patient Activator®, the premier text and e-mail reminder service for dentists, today introduced a new Group Practice Dashboard that enables dental group practice managers to access electronic patient communications for multiple offices from a single computer screen.
A popular service of 1-800-DENTIST®, Patient Activator® helps dentists increase customer loyalty and eliminate scheduling gaps by automatically sending patients personalized text and e-mail appointment reminders, recare notices, birthday greetings, eNewsletters and surveys. It features a "live call" appointment reminder option that automatically contacts patients with a personalized message from the office. In addition to streamlining patient communications, Patient Activator® also enables dental practices to expand their Web and social media presence as well as manage their online reputation.

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