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DANB Launches Online HR Fundamentals Course

CHICAGO (Feb. 23, 2011) – The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) has released a new online professional development course covering human resources for general and specialty dental practices. DANB's Assessment-Based Certificate Program (ABCP): HR Fundamentals is an interactive e-learning course designed for dental office managers, dental assistants, receptionists and hygienists. Dentists with varying degrees of knowledge in human resources of the dental office may also benefit from taking this course.

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Last Chance to Win a Free iPad in Dentistry Today’s Sweepstakes

It’s not too late to try to win a free iPad. All you have to do is visit http://dentistrytoday.com/ipad.

If you prefer to fill out the information in person, you can stop by Dentistry Today’s booth later this week at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.

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LED Dental Names Nick Efthimiadis VP Global Sales and Marketing

BURNABY, British Columbia, February 21, 2011—LED Dental Inc. announced today the hiring of Nick Efthimiadis as VP Global Sales and Marketing, effective immediately.  Mr. Efthimiadis joins LED approximately two months after the North American launch of its VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment system, a cordless, affordably priced instrument that helps dental practices screen patients for oral cancer and other oral disease.

Mr. Efthimiadis brings 15 years of sales and marketing experience, primarily involving dental and medical devices, to LED Dental. Most recently, he served as Senior Product Manager for the market-leading Midwest™ brand at Dentsply International’s Professional Division, where he had full global P&L responsibility. Prior to that, Mr. Efthimiadis was the National Sales Manager for the Prosthetic Division of Dentsply Canada Ltd.  A native of Mississauga, Ontario, he is a 1996 graduate of York University.

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Venus White Pro by Heraeus Whitens Teeth up to 8.4 Shades

Detailed study results to be presented at upcoming International
Association of Dental Research meeting

SOUTH BEND, IN, February 16, 2011— Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the leader in advancing dental esthetics and overall dental wellbeing, announced today the results of a new study that demonstrates that Venus White® Pro whitens teeth up to 8.4 shades with virtually no sensitivity. The results of the full clinical study will be presented during the International Association of Dental Research meeting, March 14 – 19, 2011.

The study, conducted by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), was designed to evaluate the efficacy and color rebound effect of commercially available 22% carbamide peroxide (CP) Venus White® Pro at-home whitening system. The study also evaluated the sensitivity of Venus White® Pro.

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