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Ultradent Launches Peak Universal Bond-The Complete “Adhesive Tool Kit”

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, May 2011 – Ultradent will showcase its new addition to the adhesive line, Peak Universal Bond at the upcoming California Dental Association (CDA) meeting in Anaheim next week.  Peak Universal Bond is a light cure resin adhesive with Chlorhexidine (0.2%).  With its ability to bond to dentin, enamel, porcelain, metal, composite and zirconia, its versatility can’t be matched. 

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Humana Expands Dental Coverage To New York

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that its dental benefits business, HumanaDental, is now offering a variety of plans to people in New York, including New York City, Albany and Rochester. Members also have access to HumanaDental.com, where they can search for and find dentists in their area, verify plan benefits, and check the status of claims.

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CDA Presents New Technology, Products and Educational Opportunities

Dental convention showcases nearly 600 exhibits, new and cool products and exciting speakers

When:     Thursday, May 12, 2011 to Saturday, May 14, 2011

Where:    Anaheim, California, Anaheim Convention Center and Hilton Anaheim Hotel

Contact:  Alicia Malaby at 916.554.5372

What:      CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry, the bi-annual convention of the California Dental Association, is expecting to draw 26,000 dentists and dental professionals from across the U.S. The three-day convention will feature educational courses and about 600 exhibitors demonstrating new techniques as well as innovative products and services for dentists.

Exhibit Hall highlights include:

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ADA Testifies on Priorities for Oral Disease Prevention Funding

Washington, D.C., May 3, 2011—"We cannot 'drill and fill' our way out of dental disease," said Dr. Matthew Neary, chairman of the American Dental Association's (ADA) Council on Government Affairs, speaking before members of the House of Representatives today. "But we can prevent it—which is a more cost-efficient and a better way of reducing oral disease."

Dr. Neary told lawmakers that the Indian Health Service's Early Childhood Caries Initiative, a program designed to determine the level of disease as well as the best prevention methods, must receive adequate funding if it is to continue its valuable work. Dr. Neary asked that Congress accept the Administration's request to increase the program's funding by $726,000.

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