Industry News

Team Assembled For Summer Medical Mission To Nicaragua

The California-based group, International Medical Alliance is seeking two registered dental assistants for its August 4th to 14th mission

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 – A Southern California non-profit group is seeking two registered dental assistants for its upcoming medical mission to Nicaragua.

Rancho Mirage-based International Medical Alliance (IMA) has already assembled a team of more than 60 doctors, nurses, dentists and support personnel who have agreed to volunteer their time and talents on a 10-day medical mission to Esteli, Nicaragua, from August 4th to 14th.

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NCOHF Oral Health Programs Receive $35,000 Product Donation

(Charlotte, NC⎯ January 5, 2011) Cosmedent, Inc. has made a product donation valued at $35,991.55 to benefit pediatric oral healthcare facilities in the National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's Toothfairy® nonprofit Affiliate network.

Thirteen NCOHF Affiliates received a generous supply of Renamel Nano and Kwik Addition Silicone Impression Tray Adhesive to help meet the growing need for comprehensive care among underserved children in their local communities.

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Water Street Acquires Orapharma, Inc.

Health Care Private Equity Firm Finalizes Agreement to Acquire and Build Leading Dental Pharmaceutical Company; Recruits Janet Vergis as CEO

CHICAGO – January 5, 2011 – Water Street Healthcare Partners announced today that it has acquired OraPharma, Inc. from Johnson & Johnson.  Water Street, a strategic private equity firm focused exclusively on health care, plans to build OraPharma into a leading specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dental and oral health care.  It is Water Street’s latest agreement with a global health care company to acquire a business and expand its group of companies specializing in life sciences, medical devices, distribution and health care services.

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Isolite Receives Sixth Consecutive Townie Choice Award

Unique Dental Device Brings Efficiency and Improved Patient Safety & Comfort to Procedures

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – January 3, 2011 – Isolite Systems won a coveted sixth consecutive “Townie Choice Award" from Dentaltown Magazine for its unique dental product, the Isolite™ dryfield illuminator.   

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