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Heraeus to Sponsor Four Seminars at Chicago Midwinter Meeting 2012

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, January 10, 2011 —Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, announced today that it will sponsor four seminars at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

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3M ESPE Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. Exceeds 100,000 Digital Impressions Worldwide

ST. PAUL, Minn. — January 9, 2012 — 3M ESPE announces that its groundbreaking digital impression system, the Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S., has exceeded 100,000 clinical cases worldwide. This milestone number of digital dental impressions marks a historical moment for dental CAD/CAM systems, digital dentistry and customer satisfaction with 3M ESPE.

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DenMat Acquires Restorative and Impression Products from Discus

SANTA MARIA, CALIF., January 6, 2012 - DenMat Holdings, LLC today announced that it has acquired the restoratives and impression portfolios from Royal Philips Electronics, parent company of Discus Dental, LLC (“Discus Dental”).  This includes: Splash® and Precision® impression materials, Vanilla Bite™, Chocolate Bite™, MegaBite®, and Clear Bite™ registration materials, MOXIE™ bonding agents, Gripper™ and PERFECtray® bite trays, PERFECtemp® crown and bridge material, and FLASHlite™ (Magna and 1401) curing lights.  The addition of these popular product lines strengthens DenMat’s broadening product portfolio, which includes LUMINEERS®, Snap-On Smile®, and the Sapphire® light platform.

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Align Technology Announces Commercial Availability of Invisalign in Russia and the Middle East

SAN JOSE, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALGN) and Dental Couture, Ltd., the Company's distribution partner for non-core country markets in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions, today announced that Align has received a Product Registration Certificate for the Invisalign system from the Federal Service of Health Care and Social Development Control of the Russian Federation. This regulatory approval allows Align to train doctors and to sell Invisalign Full, Invisalign Lite, Invisalign Teen, and Vivera Retainers throughout Russia. Align also announced that in addition to the commercialization activities started early last year in Turkey, it is also launching Invisalign in the Middle East. To date, Align's distribution partner Dental Couture has already trained more than 30 orthodontists in Russia and more than 200 doctors in Turkey, Dubai, and Saudi Arabia.

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