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Six Dental Myths

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BOSTON (August 5, 2010) — Brushing, flossing, and twice-yearly dental check-ups are standard for oral health care, but there are more health benefits to taking care of your pearly whites than most of us know. In a review article, a faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) debunks common dental myths and outlines how diet and nutrition affects oral health in children, teenagers, expectant mothers, adults and elders.

Myth 1: The consequences of poor oral health are restricted to the mouth

Expectant mothers may not know that what they eat affects the tooth development of the fetus. Poor nutrition during pregnancy may make the unborn child more likely to have tooth decay later in life.

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University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Golf Outing

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The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Golf Outing, an annual event hosted by the College and the UIC Dental Alumni Association Board of Directors, will be held for the second year in a row at Maple Meadows Golf Club, 272 Addison Road, Wood Dale, IL, 70191, (630) 616-8424. Alumni of UIC’s and Loyola’s dental schools, as well as all other individuals, are welcome. The Golf Outing will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 1. The price for golf, a golf cart, and the lunch buffet is $95. For non-golfers wishing to attend, the price for the buffet alone is $35.

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DENTAL ADVISOR Gives Kettenbach’s Panasil® 5+ Plus Rating

altHuntington Beach, CA—June 16, 2010—THE DENTAL ADVISOR, one of the most respected product evaluation magazines in the dental industry, recently gave Kettenbach’s Panasil® tray and Panasil® initial contact impression materials a 5+ plus rating and its esteemed Editors’ Choice Award.

The announcement was made today by Jens Kuhn, President, Kettenbach GmbH & Co. KG.

“To receive the Editors’ Choice Award from THE DENTAL ADVISOR is truly an honor,” Kuhn said. “On behalf of Kettenbach I’d like to thank the evaluators for giving Panasil® tray and Panasil® initial contact impression materials this accolade. Quality is extremely important to Kettenbach and this recognition proves that our innovative materials are the most reliable in the industry.”

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Touchdown for Digital Dentistry: CADapalooza ’10 Scores!

Dallas, TX – (June 21, 2010) – CADapalooza ’10 certainly lived up to its reputation and delivered an exceptional program this year in Dallas, Texas! Hundreds of dental professionals attended the 3-day event held at the Gaylord Texan Resort, Cowboys Stadium and D4D Technologies’ world headquarters to see the future of dentistry firsthand. The event began with a "Millin' Around” Welcome Reception in the scenic Main Atrium at the Gaylord Texan Resort where registered attendees, manufacturers and sponsors gathered for an evening of camaraderie and celebration. D4D’s Social Media representative mingled among the crowd with her Apple iPad and invited them to follow and join our social networking sites,, and

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Discus Dental Help Raise Money for Kids

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Culver City, CA, June 15, 2010 – Discus Dental, LLC, a broad based manufacturer of leading dental products and the makers of Zoom!, announced today its participation in the 2010 Marcus Allen Invitational Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament, held on June 14, 2010 at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, California brought out some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment including Julius "Doctor J" Irving, Barry Bonds, Joe Theismann, Junior Seau, Don Cheadle, Joe Pesci and more. The event, organized by Hall of Fame running back Marcus Allen, was part of a weekend program that also included an exclusive Fashion Show, Poker Tournament and Party at Lucky Strikes Lanes in Hollywood, California. The annual program raises money for children's charities including Fresh Start Surgical Gifts and Success Through The Arts Foundation.

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