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“Partnered to Save Lives”

The Centers for Dental Medicine / Life Line Screening Partner to Save Lives

 Centers for Dental Medicine, Oral Systemic Medicine leader, and Life Line Screening, provider of 20,000 preventative health screenings to 1 million people each year have “Partnered to Save Lives”.

60 prevention oriented patients per event are introduced to a CDM trained practice who screens for periodontal bacteria onsite.  The 60% testing positive are invited to the dental office for a full periodontal risk analysis.

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DISCUS TAKE HOME WHITENING PRODUCTS GO GREEN

NiteWhite ACP and DayWhite ACP Get Patients’ Teeth White While the Office Goes Green


Culver City, CA, October 1, 2010 – Discus Dental® LLC announced today that the company is transitioning the packaging of their industry-leading take-home whitening products (NiteWhite® ACP and DayWhite® ACP) to sustainable, recyclable materials and eco-friendly inks.   This transition is part of a larger corporate initiative to reduce the Company’s carbon footprint wherever possible.

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3M ESPE to support National Children’s Oral Health Foundation

3M ESPE to support National Children’s Oral Health Foundation through trade show recycling activity
Eco-friendly initiative part of RelyX Unicem 2 Automix Self-Adhesive Resin Cement launch

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – (Oct. 1, 2010) – 3M ESPE is helping children with dental disease live happier and healthier by donating dental products to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s Toothfairy (NCOHF) as part of its launch of RelyX™ Unicem 2 Automix Self-Adhesive Resin Cement.
    During the 2010 American Dental Association Annual Session and Greater New York Dental Meeting, street teams from 3M ESPE will hand out complimentary beverages to trade show attendees, while encouraging them to recycle their cups at the 3M ESPE booth. For each cup recycled, 3M ESPE will donate dental products to NCOHF, helping children receive much needed oral care.

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EDA Supports Reducing Mercury Waste

Berkeley, CA (September 30, 2010) – The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international membership association formed to promote environmentally sound practices in dentistry, today announced its support of the US Environmental Protection Agency‘s (EPA’s) efforts to curtail mercury waste from dental offices.

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