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Five Ways of Being Green by Medidenta

Since 1944, Medidenta.com has morphed into a boutique of dental products and services where we dare to be different. We are a leader in endodontics, handpieces, handpiece repair, precious metal refining services, and waste disposal solutions. Because of our wide array of divisions, we are able to offer significant VALUEADDED discounts on all of our products and services. While some companies have begun to initiate conservation and recycling procedures, Medidenta.com has also integrated these measures in its daily business operations and is committed to implement environmentally conscious changes in the dental community.

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LED Dental Announces Henry Schein Dental to Be Exclusive North America Distributor

LED Dental System Offers Cordless, Affordable Way to Help Detect Oral Cancer and Other Disease BURNABY, British Columbia, Jan. 6, 2011—LED Dental announced today that Henry Schein Dental will be the exclusive distributor of its revolutionary new VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment system in North America. Henry Schein Dental is the U.S. Dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners.

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UNE Names Dean of the College of Dental Medicine

PORTLAND, Maine -- University of New England (UNE) President Danielle N. Ripich, Ph.D. announced today the appointment of the new Dean of the College of Dental Medicine James J. Koelbl, D.D.S., M.S., M.J. of Claremont, CA. Dr. Koelbl is the founding dean of the College of Dental Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA and will join UNE in April.

The college must be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) prior to opening and a dean must be in place for the accreditation process. UNE's publicly stated intent is to open the college in the fall of 2012 and an aggressive fundraising campaign is underway. To date, $6.8 million has been raised with a lead gift of $2.3 million from Northeast Delta Dental and generous donations from Unum Life Insurance Company of America, New Hampshire's Endowment for Health, Dr. Robert Card and other major contributors. In November 2008, the UNE board of trustees approved the academic program for the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.

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Denbur, Inc. Supports NCOHF Preventive Programs

(Charlotte, NC—December 14, 2010) Denbur, Inc. has donated Multi-Brush Disposable bristle applicators valued at $51,559.14 to benefit National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothfairyÒ oral health programs for at-risk children.

Twenty-one NCOHF Affiliate community-based nonprofit partners received donated Denbur products that will aid in providing critical care to children in need this holiday season.

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