Industry News

Prosthodontist Appointed to Board of Oral Implantology Group

VOORHEES, N.J., Dec. 1, 2010 – Dr. Jack Piermatti, a prosthodontist and managing director of Dental Arts of South Jersey in Voorhees, has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Oral Implantology. He presently serves as an examiner for the organization, and is on its Test Construction Committee.

One of seven board members, Dr. Piermatti will begin his seven-year term on Jan. 1, 2011.

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Hispanic Dental Association 18th Annual Meeting

Chicago, Illinois – Oral health professionals, students, leaders from allied dental organizations, corporate sponsors and the dental industry met together in Chicago at the historic Palmer House Hilton to attend the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) 18th Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting theme “Celebrating the Past and Changing the Future” was inspired by an Association milestone – the celebration of their 20th Anniversary as an association.

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Novalar Makes OraVerse Product Donation to NCOHF

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ - Novalar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused in dental, today announced that it has donated over $100,000 worth of OraVerse® product to National Children's Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF). The NCOHF Affiliate network is a consortium of more than 60 of America's finest not-for-profit oral health programs dedicated to eliminating pediatric dental disease by offering quality, comprehensive dental services to the underserved children who need them most.

"We are extremely pleased to make this donation and to be collaborating with NCOHF in its efforts to increase access to dental care for pediatric patients," said Donna Janson, President & CEO of Novalar. "Through this donation program, dentists within the network may effectively treat their patients with local anesthetics without the resulting lingering and unnecessary soft-tissue numbness, allowing them to more quickly return to their normal daily activities."

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3M ESPE Close to Making Donation Worth $10,000 to NCOHF

Greater New York Dental Meeting Attendees Accept Recycling Challenge to
Meet Donation Goal of $10,000 Worth of Dental Product

Greater New York Dental Meeting Attendees have risen to the recycling challenge from 3M ESPE to help reach the goal of donating $10,000 worth of dental product to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF). John Stefanick, 3M ESPE Director of Industry & Professional Relations, and Fern Ingber, NCOHF President and CEO, applaud the support from Greater New York Dental Meeting attendees shown through their recycling efforts at the show.

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