Industry News

Coast Dental to Acquire the Assets of SmileCare

TAMPA, Fla., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coast Dental Services, Inc., announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Dental Technology, Inc. (DTI), doing business as SmileCare, and Community Dental Services, Inc., a California licensed health care service plan. DTI and its subsidiaries operate 57 SmileCare dental practices in California, Nevada and Texas, employing 1,200 staff members, including 130 dentists. The transaction is expected to close upon final approval by the California Department of Managed Health Care.

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Darby Dental Supply Now Offers the ZOLL AED Plus Defibrillator

Jericho, NY – May 3, 2011 – Darby Dental Supply, LLC, the largest all-telesales national distributor of dental merchandise, recently expanded its widespread product offerings by adding the ZOLL® AED Plus® automated external defibrillator to its medical equipment selection.

Under a newly-signed agreement with ZOLL Medical Corporation, Darby is now an authorized distributor of the AED Plus.  The AED Plus is a portable external defibrillator that guides the user in the practice of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). 

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Align Tech. Completes Acquisition of Intra-Oral Scanning Leader Cadent

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALGN) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Cadent Holdings, Inc. (Cadent), a leading provider of 3D digital scanning solutions for orthodontics and dentistry, and makers of the iTero(TM) and OrthoCAD(R) iOC(TM) scanning systems.

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Henry Schein Activates Disaster Relief Hotline to Support Customers Affected by Tornadoes in the South

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of tornadoes that have claimed hundreds of lives and created a swath of devastation across the Southeastern United States, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced that it has activated its disaster relief hotline for dentists, physicians and veterinarians who have experienced operational, logistical or financial issues as a result of the disaster. The toll-free number for all dental, medical and animal health customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT.

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