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VITA Zahnfabrik recommends RelyX™

VITA Zahnfabrik recommends RelyX™ Unicem Cement for cementation of Vitablocs® crowns
ST. PAUL, Minn.  – (September 9, 2010) – RelyX™ Unicem Self-Adhesive Resin Cement from 3M ESPE has been officially recommended by VITA Zahnfabrik for adhesive cementation of VITABLOCS® feldspar ceramic crowns. Users of VITABLOCS – which are offered in different variants with a monochromatic, polychromatic or three-dimensional block structure – can now benefit from RelyX Unicem cement’s well-known advantages, including fewer work steps, easy handling and reliable clinical performance proven in millions of applications.

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Trident & Chris O'Donnell Team Up

Trident & Actor Chris O'Donnell Team Up to Donate to Smiles Across America

Hi– Just a quick email to see if you might be interested in something cool Trident is doing next week-- From September 13 – September 19 Trident is donating five cents from every pack of Trident gum sold in the US to Oral Health America’s Smiles Across America (SAA) program-- a non-profit organization that provides dental services to children in need. (Please see the press release below and let me know if I can get you photos of Chris O’Donnell at the launch of the campaign.)

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OraPharma, Inc. Continues Commitment to Academics

OraPharma, Inc. Continues its Commitment to Academic Community
by Renewing the ARESTIN® Student Access Program for the Fourth Year

Innovative Program Continues to Supply an Increasing Number of Dental and Dental Hygiene Schools with Product and Course Materials for ARESTIN® Hands-On Instruction

Warminster, PA – September 08, 2010 – OraPharma, Inc., a specialty oral health company dedicated to bringing scientifically and technologically advanced products to the dental community, including ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg, is continuing its commitment to providing educational support and training to dental and dental hygiene schools by renewing the ARESTIN® Student Access Program for the fourth consecutive year.

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NCOHF Board of Directors Welcomes New Slate of Officers

Charlotte, NC - September 7, 2010 – National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s Toothfairy (NCOHF) announced the election of a new slate of officers and welcomed new Board member Martha Ann Keels, DDS, PhD, at its quarterly meeting on August 27, 2010.

The NCOHF slate of officers is as follows:
Chairman – Christopher T. Clark, President & COO, Dentsply International
President – Fern Ingber, MEd, CEO, NCOHF (Ex-Officio)
First Vice President – Thomas M. Prescott, President & CEO, Align Technologies
Second Vice President – Tom Engels, Retired Vice President & General Manager, 3M ESPE
Treasurer – P. Christopher Holden, President, Heraeus Kulzer Inc.*
Secretary – John N. Williams, DMD, Dean, Indiana University School of Dentistry*

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