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BNE, Ivoclar Vivadent Announce Expansion in Amherst

Amherst, N.Y. – Ivoclar Vivadent Chief Executive Officer Robert  Ganley and Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE) President & CEO Thomas Kucharski announced today that the company will invest more than $4 million on a major expansion of their North American headquarters on Pineview Drive in the Town of Amherst.  A leading international dental company with a comprehensive product portfolio, Ivoclar Vivadent’s expansion of their facility is anticipated to create 33 new jobs while retaining an existing 215 employees.  

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ACTEON Announces Partnership with DENTACAD

Mount Laurel, NJ – 8/2/2011 - ACTEON North American has announced that their products are now available in DENTACAD.  DENTACAD has partnered with most dental dealers to streamline the configuration of a doctor’s office.

DENTACAD provides the doctor with a database of ACTEON’s equipment catalog, interactive product descriptions and retail pricing.  The DENTACAD database is updated timely to ensure the doctor is provided with current pricing and information.

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DentaQuest Foundation Grant Funds DC Area Campaign Promoting Children’s Oral Health

DentaQuest Foundation Grant Funds DC Area Campaign Promoting Children’s Oral Health

(Charlotte, NC – November 17, 2011) National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothfairyÒ (NCOHF) is launching a campaign designed to raise awareness of the importance of oral health and promote healthy behaviors among families in the greater Washington, DC metro area.  
Funded by a grant from the DentaQuest Foundation, Oral Health Matters: An Oral Health Social Marketing Campaign, combined with the establishment of a collaborative community effort to promote children’s oral health, centers on community programs and media messages that stress oral health’s inextricable link with children’s overall health, future success and the economic impact on the community. NCOHF is working with Howard University and area stakeholders to raise awareness of the importance of oral health through delivery of simple, effective messaging focused on prevention and effecting behavioral change in oral health.  The implementation of the media campaign and the expansion of the NCOHF Oral Health ZoneÒ in the DC area will provide the blueprint for other locales across the nation.  The goal is to facilitate oral health education and prevention strategies across North America in a united community effort to diminish the burden that poor oral health places on American resources and productivity, school systems, military preparedness, the economy and future workforce.

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Pitt Offers Dental Informatics Program

PITTSBURGH, PA: November 15, 2011- The University of Pittsburgh is seeking applicants for MS, PhD, and postdoctoral positions for its training program in dental informatics. These programs provide training in a cutting-edge discipline which is focused on the application of computer and information science to improve dental practice, research, education, and management. A full scholarship, stipend, and health insurance are being offered by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to eligible individuals.

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