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Dentsply Int’l Keeps Nyu College Of Dentistry In The Vanguard Of Implant Dentistry Research

New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) received a gift from Dentsply International of over $450,000 to promote research in implant dentistry. Dentsply International, the company behind such major dental brand names as Caulk, Cavitron, Delton, Dycal, Jeltrate, Lucitone, Midwest, Nupro, Rinn, and Trubyte, is the largest professional dental products company in the world. Dentsply’s gift will be used to further the mission of NYUCD’s implant program, first dental school in the US to teach implant dentistry to predoctoral students.

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AADOM Names 1-800-DENTIST Its Official New Patient Lead Source

Red Bank, NJ – January 24, 2011 – The American Association of Dental Office Managers(AADOM), today announced that it has endorsed 1-800-DENTIST® as the group's official New Patient Lead Source. And 1-800-DENTIST is showing its support of AADOM by becoming a Ruby Sponsor. The partnership between the country's largest professional association for dental office managers and the nationally recognized dental marketer ensures that AADOM's 3,000-plus members are able to benefit from the combined resources of two of dentistry's most respected organizations.

1-800-DENTIST® is the industry leader in helping dental practices grow and manage their patient bases. It is the only company of its kind to generate new patient leads for dental practices by nationally advertising the importance of oral health on television, radio, billboards and the Internet. This year, an expected 8 million consumers will call the company's 24/7 referral center or visit its website looking for the right dentist.

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Dr. Seok-Kyun Kim Receives 2010 Nyucd Smigel Prize


Dr. Seok-Kyun Kim, Founder and President of the Korean Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, has received the 2010 NYU College of Dentistry (NYUCD) Irwin Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry. Internationally renowned as one of the all-time great teachers and researchers in aesthetic dentistry, Dr. Kim has established more than 90 aesthetic dentistry centers in South Korea and has advanced the status of aesthetic dentistry among Korean dentists and the Korean public through thousands of hours of continuing education courses and mainstream media presentations.

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Co-Founder Ina Pockrass Set to Present at State of Green Business Forums

Berkeley, CA (January 20, 2011) – The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international membership association formed to promote environmentally sound practices in dentistry, recently announced that its co-founder, Ina Pockrass, has been selected to present at the prestigious 2011 State of Green Business Forums. 

The State of Green Business Forums are two-day events taking place throughout the month of February in three cities nationwide: February 2-3 in San Francisco, CA; February 9-10 in Chicago, IL; and February 16-17 in Washington, DC.

Specifically, Pockrass will hold a presentation at each forum entitled, “One Great Idea: Transforming an Industry without Pulling Teeth.”  Pockrass will speak to her passion for transforming the dental industry into one that honors people and the planet, and to the economic benefits of the green dentistry movement.  She will share her personal journey from intellectual property attorney to green dentistry standard-bearer, and how collaboration between patients, dental practitioners, and dental product manufacturers is making dentistry’s future brighter, more cost effective, and easier on the Earth. 

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