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America’s Toothfairy Smile Drive With 3,900 Walmart Locations To Benefit Thousands Of At-Risk Children

(Charlotte, NC, January 28, 2014) – Designed to raise awareness and collect oral care products for at-risk children and teens, the America’s ToothFairy Smile Drive will be held this February, National Children’s Dental Health Month. Students United with America’s ToothFairy national youth movement partners including HOSA: Future Health Professionals, volunteer dental professionals and members of the America’s ToothFairy Affiliate Network of non-profit children’s oral health programs will facilitate campaign activities in communities nationwide including oral health educational presentations, Meet the ToothFairy events and screenings. Donated toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and rinse will benefit their local America’s ToothFairy Affiliates, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and other non-profit organizations serving vulnerable populations.

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The Cdi Group, Inc. Poised To Expand In Growing Discount Dental Industry

Camarillo, Calif. (January 22, 2014) - Today, Coastal Dental, Inc. announced that it has changed its name to The CDI Group, Inc. This new name reflects the company’s plans to accelerate its growth across the nation, driving continued expansion of the discount dental plan market.

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Update...Dr. Kenneth Magid, D.D.S. Inducted into The International College of Dentists 2013

HARRISON, NEW YORK, January 27, 2014- Dr. Kenneth Magid, D.D.S., was inducted into the International College of Dentists (ICD) in recognition of his services to the field of dentistry. The ceremony was held in New Orleans on November 1, 2013. The International College of Dentists (ICD) is a worldwide honorary dental organization established in 1928 with over 12,000 members (designated as Fellows). The ICD is the pre-eminent honorary organization of the world's outstanding dentists who have, by their actions, demonstrated an abiding interest and concern for their communities and profession. The qualifications of a candidate are evaluated by as many as twenty-five Fellows during the screening process, and approximately the top 4% of dentists worldwide are offered Fellowship.

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Carestream Dental Earns 21 U.S. Patents in 2013

ATLANTA – Carestream Health and its subsidiaries announced last week that the company was awarded 64 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2013 for innovations in its radiology imaging, healthcare IT, and dental technology products. Of the 64 total patents, 21 were awarded to Carestream Dental for advances in the dental industry.

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