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New Data Shows 3M Unitek APC Flash-Free Adhesive Protects Teeth and is Easier to Remove After Debonding

MONROVIA, Calif. – (Mar. 27, 2014) – Over the past year, orthodontists around the world have discovered the benefits of the APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive Coated Appliance System from 3M Unitek. Key advantages of the system include the elimination of the flash removal step in bonding and reduction of bonding time by up to 40 percent per bracket, enabling increased efficiency at appointments and a more pleasant patient experience.1 New data now shows greater benefits for both patients and the orthodontic team, and highlights the adhesive’s innovative formulation which protects tooth enamel during treatment and makes debonding

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Colgate And Shoprite Kick Off Consumer Recycling Contest For New School Playground

TRENTON, N.J., (March 19, 2014) – Today, TerraCycle® announced its Recycled Playground Challenge - a new initiative in partnership with Colgate, the global oral care leader, and ShopRite, which has more than 250 stores in the Northeast - to help encourage healthy smiles and environments among school children and consumers.

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Seattle Mariners And Denmat(R) Leading The Fight Against Oral Cancer

Lompoc, CA – March 25, 2014: According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every year, more than 30,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed, resulting in over 8,000 deaths. The Seattle Mariners and DenMat in partnership with LED Medical Diagnostics – manufacturers of the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System – are well aware of these statistics and the importance of advanced technological oral cancer screening tools. With a strong commitment to education, prevention and annual oral cancer screenings during spring training, the Mariners have set the bar for Major League Baseball(R) (MLB) teams as the leader in the fight against oral cancer.

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The Canary System Bolsters Claims To Detect Interproximal Caries

Quantum Dental Technologies (QDT) announced findings further confirming that The Canary System® can detect caries on interproximal surfaces. The findings were formally presented at the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina last week.

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