Industry News

Sesame Communications Launches Onsite Blogging on Practice Websites

Sesame Members retain greater website traffic with onsite blogs

Seattle, WA – December 1, 2010 – Sesame Communications, a dental industry pioneer in online patient connection systems, announced today the launch of its blogging service that allows dental professionals to bring their blogs on their practice websites. Sesame conducted research in November 2010 on onsite blogging and its impact on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and website effectiveness, particularly in the increasingly competitive online dental market. Sesame research confirmed that onsite blogging resulted in 32% greater website traffic, with users spending 38% more time on the site and looking at 30% more pages per visit. To that end, Sesame Search 2.0 is now bundled with an installation of onsite blogging software for Sesame Members to share in the benefit of additional website traffic and audience retention.

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Prosthodontist Appointed to Board of Oral Implantology Group

VOORHEES, N.J., Dec. 1, 2010 – Dr. Jack Piermatti, a prosthodontist and managing director of Dental Arts of South Jersey in Voorhees, has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Oral Implantology. He presently serves as an examiner for the organization, and is on its Test Construction Committee.

One of seven board members, Dr. Piermatti will begin his seven-year term on Jan. 1, 2011.

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Hispanic Dental Association 18th Annual Meeting

Chicago, Illinois – Oral health professionals, students, leaders from allied dental organizations, corporate sponsors and the dental industry met together in Chicago at the historic Palmer House Hilton to attend the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) 18th Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting theme “Celebrating the Past and Changing the Future” was inspired by an Association milestone – the celebration of their 20th Anniversary as an association.

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Novalar Makes OraVerse Product Donation to NCOHF

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ - Novalar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused in dental, today announced that it has donated over $100,000 worth of OraVerse® product to National Children's Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF). The NCOHF Affiliate network is a consortium of more than 60 of America's finest not-for-profit oral health programs dedicated to eliminating pediatric dental disease by offering quality, comprehensive dental services to the underserved children who need them most.

"We are extremely pleased to make this donation and to be collaborating with NCOHF in its efforts to increase access to dental care for pediatric patients," said Donna Janson, President & CEO of Novalar. "Through this donation program, dentists within the network may effectively treat their patients with local anesthetics without the resulting lingering and unnecessary soft-tissue numbness, allowing them to more quickly return to their normal daily activities."

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