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Give Back a Smile Goes Global in Germany

MADISON, Wis. (7/13/11)—Domestic violence survivors in Germany now have an opportunity to have their smiles restored through the expansion of the AACD Charitable Foundation’s (AACDCF) Give Back a Smile (GBAS) program in Germany.

GBAS, the AACDCF’s premier program, restores the smiles of those who have survived domestic violence and have sustained injuries to the smile zone. With the help of volunteer dentists and generous donations, the program is currently active in the U.S. and has helped more than 1,000 survivors to date.

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Henry Schein Dental and American Dental Hygienists' Association Unveil "Dream Center"

First-ever interactive operatory experience on the ADHA exhibit floor provided unique opportunity for attendees to see the latest dental hygiene equipment and systems

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 13, 2011 – Henry Schein Dental, the U.S. dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, and the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) unveiled the ADHA /Henry Schein Dream Center during the ADHA’s 88th Annual Session.  The Dream Center is the first-ever, hands-on operatory experience built on the exhibit floor of ADHA’s Annual Session. 

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Sun Dental Labs Introduces Find A Dentist Directory

Clearwater Florida (July 11, 2011) – Sun Dental Labs, a full-service US-based dental lab, has created a Find A Dentist Directory Program for their Sunflex® partial denture product.

"Our Corporate Headquarters receives five to 10 calls a day from prospective patients looking for dentists who offer our flexible Sunflex partial dentures," said Stephanie Jones, Director of Marketing and Customer Service for Sun Dental Labs. "So, creating a searchable database of dentists offering Sunflex seemed like a natural extension to the services we currently provide." Patients will be able to search the database of practice names and contact by city and state or zip code.

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BIOMET 3i Introduces A New Parallel Walled Implant

Palm Beach Gardens, FL – (July 8, 2011) - Today, due to patient treatment expectations, there are increasing demands on dental implant designs and performance. BIOMET 3i has answered these demands with the introduction of a new implant designed to help achieve primary stability and improved clinical success rates, the new OSSEOTITE® 2 Parallel Walled Implant.

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