Industry News

Massachusetts Dentist Chosen President-Elect of the ADA

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2011 – Robert A. Faiella, D.M.D., M.M.SC., who practices Periodontics in Osterville, Mass., was recently selected as president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Faiella's election took place during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Las Vegas.
Dr. Faiella will assume the ADA presidency in October 2012, when he will lead the 156,000-member organization, America's leading advocate for oral health.

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ACTEON NORTH AMERICA Announces integration of its Sopro imaging products into MacPractice

Mount Laurel, NJ – 9/30/2011 - ACTEON North American has announced the successful integration of its Sopro intraoral cameras and Sopix2 digital x-ray sensors in MacPractice DDS 4.1 http://www.MacPractice.com . MacPractice is the leading Apple developer of practice management and clinical software for physicians, dentists, chiropractors, and eye care professionals for Macs, iPhones, and iPads with over 3600 installations worldwide.

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VATECH Full-scale market expansion in Mexico

VATECH Global Co., Ltd. (Headoffice – South Korea) expands into the Mexican market with a kick-off product exhibition during FDI in Mexico City. PaX-400C, a digital 2in1 system (dental panoramic and cephalometric) with customer-proven excellent performance, was launched as the main product for the Mexican market. As the Mexican dental X-ray market is evolving from analog to digital imaging, PaX400C is the best product of choice..

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Henry Schein's Sixth Annual 'Think Pink, Practice Pink'

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - For the sixth consecutive year, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, is offering its Dental, Dental Laboratory, Medical, and Special Markets customers a wide selection of "pink products" as part of the Company's "Think Pink, Practice Pink" program. Through the end of December, a portion of the sales of these special products—ranging from health care consumables and practice supplies to apparel and gift items—will be donated to the American Cancer Society's (ACS) Hope Lodge Program through the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that works to foster, support, and promote dental, medical, and animal health by improving the health and quality of life for communities around the world.

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