Industry News

PATTERSON DENTAL, AADOM EXTEND DIAMOND LEVEL PARTNERSHIP

Patterson Dental has announced the renewal of its Diamond Level Corporate partnership with the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM). With this two-year extension, dental practices can continue to capitalize on the combined resources of both organizations, tailored to the unique needs and responsibilities of office managers and administrators.

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OSAP Foundation Appoints Andy Whitehead, Releases Annual Report

ANNAPOLIS, MD — MARCH 8, 2012 — The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is pleased to announce that Andy Whitehead has joined its Foundation Board, and in this capacity, immediately help spearhead the organization’s first official annual report (attached).

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SmileCare Unveils Comprehensive Orthodontics Website

Everything you always wanted to know about braces but were afraid to ask at www.SmileCareOrtho.com

TAMPA, FL – (March 7, 2012) SmileCare launched a dedicated website to provide parents and teens in California, Nevada and Texas with a one-stop resource for information on braces. The new site features a teen-friendly Get Connected theme, and engages visitors with informative pages that demystify the complex topic of orthodontics through videos, diagrams, photos and text. Visitors to www.SmileCareOrth.com can learn about indications for treatment, view treatment options, find a local orthodontist, read bios, request an appointment and download money-saving coupons.

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Oral Cancer Foundation Sponsors 13th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April 2012

Organization encouraging dental professionals to offer free screenings to the public

March 6, 2012- Newport Beach, CA—

Did you know that the fastest growing segment of the oral cancer community is young, healthy non-smokers? It’s shocking but true. Exposure to the HPV-16 virus, the most common sexually transmitted infection, is now the leading cause of oral cancers in the U.S. There is little that can be done to stop this virus from spreading. Our only hope to save lives is through increased professional involvement and public awareness to generate early discovery of the disease process. To that end, the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) is encouraging the dental community to get involved in Oral Cancer Awareness Month this April 2012 by offering free oral cancer screenings to the public in a national effort to raise awareness of this silent killer.

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