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Henry Schein Chairman and CEO Stanley M. Bergman Honored

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, was honored by the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA), National Dental Association (NDA) and Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) at the Multi-Cultural Oral Health Summit held recently in Boca Raton, Fla. Mr. Bergman received an award recognizing Henry Schein's long-term commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse population to improve oral health.

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Dental Quality Alliance Seeking Proposals for Study

CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 – The Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) is seeking project proposals from researchers in order to validate performance measures on pediatric oral health. The projects will test the feasibility, reliability and validity of DQA measures.

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Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Offers Advanced Point-of-Care Imaging

CHICAGO, July 30, 2012 –In the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Association's (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA) presents an ADA report with recommendations for the safe use of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) in dental practice. This imaging method provides three-dimensional detail of oral and maxillofacial structures, which can help clinicians, provide improved treatment and lead to better patient outcomes.

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ADA Offers Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions

CHICAGO, July 30, 2012 The American Dental Association (ADA) is offering a new publication, The ADA Practical Guide to Patients with Medical Conditions, to help dentists deliver safe and coordinated care for patients with chronic medical conditions with a book that provides detailed references, images and expert advice from 25 academicians and clinicians.

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