Industry News

Dr. Stephen Gordon Receives Perio Protect Orkos Award

ST. LOUIS, MO – January 12, 2011 – Dr. Stephen Gordon of Dentistry at Millennium Park in Chicago, IL is the recipient of the Orkos Award.  The Orkos Award celebrates dental practitioners in the US and Canada who have demonstrated professional excellence in treatment for gum disease (periodontitis or gingivitis) with a case study report.  

The Award was founded by Perio Protect, LLC to recognize the contributions of individual dental professionals in the fight against gum disease.   According to Dr. Tanya Dunlap, Program Development Director of Perio Protect, “The ancient Greek word Orkos is associated with the ‘Hippocratic Oath,’ and with this award we want to honor those dentists who share our passion and our vision for the most effective, minimally invasive periodontal care.”   To receive the award, doctors and hygienists submit documentation demonstrating significantly improved clinical outcomes for a patient after treatment.

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Dr. Michael A. Smith Elected Chair of the Arizona Dental Foundation

[January 12, 2010] - Dr. Michael A. Smith of the Biting Edge Family Dentistry (721 W. Glendale Ave in Phoenix) was recently elected chair of the Arizona Dental Foundation. This third generation Arizona dentist, graduated with a D.M.D. in 1993 from the University of Louisville, KY. He has been active in Arizona Dental Association component and constituent activities since 1994 serving as Central Arizona Dental Society President in 2007. Dr. Smith is equally committed to his family – wife Janice and two children, Alex and Christine. He is an adult leader of the Boys Scouts of America, coaches youth baseball, and is passionate about hunting.

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Vatech America Signs Dealership Agreement with Burkhart Dental Supply

Secaucus, NJ- January 10, 2011- Vatech America, Inc., a leading developer of digital dental radiography & Cone Beam CT equipment, software, and client support services, is proud to announce the signing of its most recent dealership agreement with Burkhart Dental Supply, one of the industry's top dental product distributors.

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Lava Network Expands to Include Argen

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (January 12, 2011) – 3M ESPE announces the addition of Argen®, manufacturer of CAD/CAM designed metal copings, to its Lava™ Network. This partnership gives labs with the 3M™ ESPE™ Lava™ Scan ST Design System the ability to export files for metal laser melted substructures. The move is part of 3M ESPE’s continuing effort to improve lab productivity, and will allow owners of the Lava Scan ST Scanner to reduce expenses incurred during the production of a traditional porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) restoration, including waxing, casting, investing, and metal inventory stocking. 

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