Industry News

Patterson Dental Debuts Smile Channel 10

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (March 29, 2011) – Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. introduces Smile Channel 10, an updated version of its reception area programming that entertains and educates patients while promoting dental services. As part of the popular CAESY Education Systems family, Smile Channel 10 offers attention-grabbing and informative presentations with dramatic before-and-after photos, 3-D animations, full-color graphics and full-motion video.

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Ultradent Announces Two Initiatives to Support Relief Efforts in Japan

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, March 2011 – In response to the evolving humanitarian crisis that resulted from the recent 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Northern Japan, Ultradent announced plans for two initiatives to support relief efforts in Japan. Both initiatives will support AmeriCares, a non-profit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization which provides immediate emergency response and supports long-term humanitarian assistance programs around the world.

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Division of Pediatric Dentistry Named 2011 Affiliate of the Year in Recognition for Child-Saving Work

(Charlotte, NC – March 29, 2011) National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothfairyÒ (NCOHF) is pleased to announce that the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry – Division of Pediatric Dentistry has been named the 2011 Affiliate of the Year.   The Affiliate of the Year Award is presented annually to a member of the NCOHF affiliate network in recognition of exemplary commitment to eliminating pediatric dental disease in their community. As part of this affiliate network, NCOHF has provided UCSF with over $165,000 to date in financial and product support to aid in their efforts to deliver oral health services to underserved children.

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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse is a painful topic for most of us to think about—even for a few minutes—but for children who live in abusive households, that pain and fear is never-ending.  April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Oral Health America would like to call attention to the important role that dental professionals play in fighting child abuse.  Nearly 65 percent of all child abuse injuries involve injury to the head, neck or mouth, often putting dental personnel first in line to note abuse of their patients. 

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