Industry News

The Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea and Snoring

SEATTLE, March 14, 2011 – Myotronics, Inc. announces the immediate release of a new Sleep Apnea brochure for the dental office to educate patients on the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea as well as the dangers of not treating this condition. 

Patients often aren’t aware that their dental professional may be able to provide treatment for sleep apnea through new oral appliances.  This brochure aims to educate the patient on this topic as well as provide insight on various treatment options provided by the medical and dental community.

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Air Techniques Sponsors Free CE Seminar on Caries Detection

MELVILLE, New York—April 19, 2011—Air Techniques, Inc., a leading dental equipment manufacturer, recently sponsored a seminar entitled “Advanced Caries Detection” at its corporate headquarters.  The seminar, taught by Howard Golan, D.D.S., earned attendees two continuing education credits at no charge.

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Center Launches Sleep Dentistry Program

San Francisco, April 20, 2011 – Sereno, The Center for Snoring Solutions, announced today its affiliation with a sleep dentistry specialist to complement Sereno's highly specialized care for snoring and sleep apnea.

"Offering access to a specialized sleep dentist demonstrates Sereno's commitment to providing excellence in patient care and results for those suffering from these pervasive conditions," says Matthew Mingrone, MD, president of Sereno, Inc. "The affiliation enables us to help more patients suffering from snoring and sleep apnea by targeting two additional areas, the tongue and the jaw."

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Heraeus and Spear Education Collaborate to Enhance Learning

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, April 19, 2011— Two leading companies recently announced a strategic collaboration aimed at enhancing the educational experience and clinical proficiencies of dental professionals.

Heraeus, the worldwide leader in advancing dental esthetics and overall dental wellbeing, and Spear Education, the preeminent provide of dental continuing education, announced that they have established an agreement to work together.  Through the collaboration, Heraeus will support Spear Education’s comprehensive hands-on workshops with its prestigious and synergistic brand of products including Venus® low-stress composites, Gluma® densensitizers, Flexitime® Impressions Systems and iBond® bonding solutions.  Heraeus’ products have earned an industry-wide reputation for empowering dental professionals to provide patients with the most natural-looking restorations while respecting a healthy and conservative approach to clinical dentistry.

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