Industry News

DentaQuest Foundation Directs $4 Million in Grants

March 25, 2011 –The DentaQuest Foundation awarded more than $4 million in 2010 to organizations in 8 states who are dedicated to improving the oral health of Americans. A total of 48 grants are supporting initiatives in Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Mississippi, New York and Kentucky to reduce health inequities, highlight prevention, foster civic engagement, and influence systems that promote oral health beyond the clinical setting. A full list of the 2010 grants awarded can be viewed at dentaquestfoundation.org/grants/history.php

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Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting Introduces New Logo and Look at Hinman 2011

ATLANTA (March 24, 2011) – The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting -- the nation's premiere dental meeting – introduces its new logo and look at Hinman 2011, held in Atlanta March 24-26, 2011. The colors and font have been updated to represent Hinman's focus on the future without compromising its Southern tradition and heritage.

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Dispelling Myths of Root Canals Through Education

CHICAGO, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to their teeth, Americans have strong feelings about keeping them. According to a January 2011 survey by the American Association of Endodontists, 70 percent of Americans want to avoid losing their natural teeth. One way to help people maintain their natural teeth is through root canal treatment. During Root Canal Awareness Week, March 27 – April 2, the American Association of Endodontists wants to dispel the negative myths surrounding this dental treatment and encourage patients who need a root canal to see an endodontist who will skillfully provide this treatment.

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6 Miss Universe WA State Contestants All Smiles

Six Miss Universe WA State Contestants Were All Smiles After Making The Final Cut

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – March 23, 2011- Twenty-four Miss Universe WA finalists displayed their beautiful Opalescence-whitened smiles in the final round of competition in Perth, Western Australia last week.  The six finalists, Alana Wilkie, Alycia Altieri, Ashlea Ingham, Jordi Levin, Samara Tugwell and Scherri-Lee Biggs will continue to the Miss Universe Australia crowning in Melourne later this year.  One contestant, Rebecca Johns, was crowned as the Miss Universe ToyBox Charity Ambassador for the coming year.

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