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ACTEON North America Announces Changes to it Management Team

ACTEON North America (Mt Laurel, NJ) has announced changes to its sales management and marketing teams.

Cristi Carlson, RDH, named Western Regional Sales Manager

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Clinical Study Concludes That VELscope™ Technology Improves Clinical Decision Making

A recent independent clinical study by seven researchers from the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Cancer Agency and Simon Fraser University, is the latest report to document the benefits of adjunctive oral examination technology. The lead researcher for the study was Denise M. Laronde RDH MSc, of the Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, at the University of British Columbia. The study concluded that integrating fluorescence visualization technology, as delivered by the VELscope® Vx, significantly improves the protocol for screening, assessing and reassessing oral lesions.

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Free Webinar Supported by DUX Dental Offers Participants One Continuing Education Credit

OXNARD, CALIF. – FEB. 3, 2014 – Dr. Gerard Kugel, D.M.D, M.S., Ph.D., will present a free webinar wherein he will identify the cross contamination risks from dental bib clips and compare the advantages and disadvantages of current disinfection methods and options. Cross Contamination from Dental Bib Holders: Implications for Your Practice will be presented by CDEWorld on Wed., Feb. 12th at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and is supported by DUX Dental. Registration for the webinar is now open at cdeworld.com/webinars. Each participant will receive one continuing education credit upon completion of the webinar.

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Ultradent, Inc. Partners with Crown Council’s Smiles for Life Foundation with Opalescence Whitening Products

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, January 30, 2014—Ultradent Products, Inc. has partnered with the Crown Council in support of their annual 120-day Smiles for Life Foundation campaign, which encourages patients to “whiten [their] teeth and help a child.” The 2014 campaign will run from March 1 through June 30. During the campaign, approximately 1,000 participating Crown Council dentists throughout the U.S. and Canada will donate 100% of the proceeds from any teeth whitening procedure performed, toward helping children in their local communities and throughout the world. Ultradent has pledged to support the Smiles for Life Foundation by donating Opalescence whitening products to fulfill 100% of the campaign’s tooth whitening needs.

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