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Curve Dental’s Free, Web-based Patient Education Software

OREM, UT— Curve Dental, developers of Web-based dental software, announced that Midwestern University's College of Dental Medicine would use the company's free, Web-based patient education software, CurveEd, in the school's dental clinic. The software will be used by the school's dental students to educate their patients on how to achieve better oral health.

"We're delighted that Midwestern University has chosen to use CurveEd to help their students learn to interact and educate patients," said Jim Pack, CEO of Curve Dental. "CurveEd is a Web-based solution that removes the hassles and worries associated with traditional client-server software; there's no installation, upgrade, or backup worries and because the software is so easy to use there's no need for expensive training or support. Providing the service at no charge makes it even easier for the doctor, hygienist or dental assistant—or the dental student—to put it to use to the benefit of the patient and the practice."

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Andreas Meldau Joins Henry Schein as President, European Dental Specialties and Exclusive Products

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 5, 2011— Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced that Andreas Meldau has joined the Company as President, European Dental Specialties and Exclusive Products, a newly-created position within the organization. Based in Langen, Germany, Mr. Meldau will be part of Henry Schein's International Group, reporting to Bob Minowitz, President of Henry Schein's European Dental Group. Mr. Meldau will also support Henry Schein's Global Healthcare Specialties Group. Previously, Mr. Meldau was CEO of COLTENE Holding AG.

In his new role at Henry Schein, Mr. Meldau will focus on four strategically important specialty categories - orthodontics, implants, oral surgery and endodontics - strengthening Henry Schein's commitment to meeting the practice needs of specialists and generalists who perform these dental services.

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Premier Dental announces presence on Facebook!

Premier® Dental has announced its presence on Facebook  at www.facebook.com/PremierDentalProductsCo. According to Premier, the page contains valuable resources for dental professionals, including information on products, free interactive continuing education programs and company news. Learn more about Premier’s Prize Pack Giveaway, where dentists and hygienists have a chance to win top-selling Premier products, including Traxodent, Triple Tray, Enamel Pro Prophy Paste, Big Easy Scalers and more.

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Patterson Dental Introduces CAESY Cloud

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (July 5, 2011) – Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. introduces CAESY Cloud, an online portal giving instant access to CAESY DVD's multimedia presentations via the Cloud, compatible with PC and Mac desktop computers, Smartphones, and the iPad, iPhone and iPod. With CAESY Cloud, dental professionals will have access to valuable patient education resources from multiple locations at the same time. While this is a new format of the CAESY Patient Education System, CAESY Cloud offers the same cutting edge technology, with more presentations than any other patient education software on the market. With content accessible through the Cloud, subscribers have instant access to the latest videos and updates.

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