Industry News

Celebrate 10 Years of inLab Excellence with Sirona Dental Systems

Sirona’s inLab® Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration will Take Place in Las Vegas,
August 16 – 18, 2012 at the CEREC® 27 and a half Event

Charlotte, NC (April 19, 2012) – Sirona Dental Systems, the company that pioneered digital dentistry more than 27 years ago and the world’s leading producer of dental CAD/CAM systems, is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of its revolutionary inLab® laboratory CAD/CAM system with a three-day extravaganza at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas during Sirona’s CEREC® 27 and a half event.

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NASCAR 10th ANNIVERSARY OF GIVE KIDS A SMILE

The American Dental Association’s Give Kids A Smile® Program, American Dental Association Foundation, Henry Schein, Inc. and 3M ESPE Dental Accelerate Oral Health for Underserved Children

Young Fans to Receive Free Dental Screening, Treatment and Education at Richmond International Raceway during April NASCAR Weekend

Greg Biffle to Drive Unique No. 16 Give Kids A Smile 3M Ford Fusion in the Richmond NASCAR Sprint Cup Race

ST. PAUL, MN, (April 18, 2012) –The American Dental Association’s (ADA) Give Kids A Smile® program, ADA Foundation, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), and 3M ESPE Dental are teaming up with NASCAR star Greg Biffle again in 2012 to put good oral health on the fast track for young fans of NASCAR.

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Periodontal Disease Linked to Cardiovascular Disease

Chicago – April 18, 2012 – The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) supports the American Heart Association’s (AHA) scientific statement “Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: Does the Evidence Support an Independent Association?” recently published in Circulation. The statement concludes that observational studies to date support an association between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease, independent of shared risk factors. The AHA’s statement confirms the conclusions of the statements published by the AAP and The American Journal of Cardiology in 2009 and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in 2008.

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Dr. Nadeem Y. Karimbux Named Editor of the Journal of Dental Education

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has named Nadeem Y. Karimbux, D.M.D., M.M.Sc., Editor of the Journal of Dental Education (JDE), effective July 1, 2012. Dr. Karimbux is an Associate Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, as well as Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Advanced Graduate Program Director in Periodontology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He was the Associate Editor for the Association of American Medical Colleges MedEdPORTAL, representing ADEA from 2008 to present. Dr. Karimbux previously served on the JDE's Editorial Review Board, is online editor of the textbook Clinical Periodontology, and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Periodontology. Additionally, Dr. Karimbux has been a peer reviewer for several journals, including the Journal of Dental Research, the Archives of Oral Biology, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has held several editor, associate editor, and editorial board positions with the American/International Association for Dental Research, the International Journal of Contemporary Medicine, and the Journal of Periodontology.

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