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Ralph Fuccillo Honored for Commitment to Improving Oral Health

Philadelphia, PA – The DentaQuest Foundation is proud to announce that Ralph Fuccillo, President, is a recipient of the 2010 Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Education Fund Award.

Each year, the Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Education Fund program advisory board recognizes four individuals from academia, clinical environments, and industry who have done outstanding entrepreneurial work to educate the community-at-large on the impact of oral health. DentaQuest Foundation president Ralph Fuccillo was one of them, recognized as a transformational leader whose vision, innovation and support of oral health programs is changing the public’s understanding of oral health.

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Latest Generation VELscope Device Cleared for Sale in the U.S.

VELscope Vx System a Powerful Tool in the Fight Against Oral Disease and Oral Cancer

BURNABY, British Columbia—November 22, 2010—LED Dental Inc. announced today that its
VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment system has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) and is therefore now available for sale in the U.S. The VELscope Vx
system’s updated optics technology, unique cordless design and affordable pricing make it easier
than ever for dental practices to detect oral cancer and other forms of oral disease.
The first-generation VELscope device was introduced in 2006 and, since then, LED Dental has sold
almost 6,000 devices, which have been used to conduct almost 10 million enhanced oral soft tissue
exams worldwide. Oral soft tissue exams not only help detect all types of oral disease but are also
a key element of an oral cancer screening protocol. Today, VELscope fluorescence visualization
technology is used to conduct more enhanced oral exams than any other detection technology in
the world.

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CAO Group to Host “Beauty Week” at 2010 GNY Dental Meeting

West Jordan, UT (November 29, 2010) – In celebration of its revolutionary patient-friendly Sheer Film™ delivery system, the CAO Group, Inc. (CAO), a worldwide provider of innovative dental devices and materials, will present “Beauty Week” at the 2010 Greater New York (GNY) Dental Meeting from November 28th through December 1st.

As part of Beauty Week, all GNY attendees who visit CAO booth #5237 will receive a free Sheer White! ™ teeth whitening film application. They will be encouraged to apply the film on the spot in order to experience the many benefits that the new Sheer Film delivery system provides, including easy and secure application, and fast whitening results.

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DentalEZ Donates Operatory Equip to New Kids Smiles Facility

Malvern, PA (November 22, 2010) – The DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, recently donated a number of its J/V Generation® patient chairs and operatory stools to a new Kids Smiles facility set to open in Washington, DC on November 22, 2010.

Kids Smiles operates non-profit dental centers that provide dental services and outreach programs to underserved children in its community from the ages of 0-15. There are currently two Kids Smiles facilities, one is located in Southwest Philadelphia and the other in West Philadelphia. The opening of the new Washington, DC Kids Smile facility is the third Kids Smiles facility in the nation and part of their expanding plan to offer care to children in need throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.

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