Industry News

L. Jackson Brown, D.D.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., to Retire as Journal of Dental Education Editor

WASHINGTON, DC—The esteemed Editor of the Journal of Dental Education (JDE), L. Jackson Brown, D.D.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., has announced he will retire from his position in March 2012. Dr. Brown has served the JDE admirably since 2009. Under his direction, the manuscript submission process for the JDE was significantly streamlined. The JDE now attracts 60% more submissions annually from more than 50 countries around the world. Through his leadership as Editor, Dr. Brown has carried on the JDE's tradition as the premier dental education journal.

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8th Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back Program Targets Cavities And Supports Troops

(Buena Park, CA – September 21, 2011) – Dentists across the country will once again collect excess candy from young patients on November 1st as part of the 8th annual Halloween Candy Buy Back Program.

Through the program, children who bring unopened candy to designated locations the day after Halloween, are rewarded with prizes like the popular light-up FireFly® toothbrush and in some cases $1 cash per pound.  The candy is then sent through Operation Gratitude to troops serving overseas as part of holiday care packages. 

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IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council Elects New Officers and Directors

SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 – The Identalloy/IdentCeram Council recently elected new officers and directors. Stuart Steinbock was elected to a two-year term as President and will continue serving as a Director. Devon Howe was elected to a two-year term as Treasurer as well as a position as Director.
Mark Murphy, DDS, FAGD, was elected to his fourth two-year term as a Director. He will be joined on the Board by Jan Slor and Gary Iocco, who were also elected to two-year terms. Mr. Iocco will serve as the Board’s Laboratory Representative.
Mr. Steinbock is President of the Dental Technology Solutions Division of Whip Mix Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky. He had previously served as Treasurer of the IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Board.

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Zimmer Dental Partners with Zfx for Digital Dentistry Solutions

Zimmer Dental Inc., a leading provider of dental oral rehabilitation products and a subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce a unique partnership with Zfx GmbH that will expand the latter’s global presence in the digital dentistry arena and allow Zimmer Dental to notably enter the CAD/CAM crown and bridge market, offering restorations on natural teeth as well as implants. 

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