Industry News

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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Curve Dental Developing Patient Check-in and Questionnaire iPad App

Downloadable app allows Curve Dental customers to create forms their patients can complete using an iPad

OREM, UT—Curve Dental, creators of Web-based dental software, announced their development of an iPad app that will modernize the way in which patient information is gathered and digitized in the dental practice. Using the new app, called Curve Questionnaire, the dental practice can create check-in, medical history and other types of forms for their patients to complete using an iPad. Data entered by the patient is written directly to Curve Dental’s Web-based dental software when the patient submits the questionnaire.

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Morita Introduces LED Coupler and Maintenance Service Handpieces

IRVINE, Calif. – (November 19, 2010) – J. Morita USA today announced a new LED coupler and expedited maintenance service for the award winning TwinPower Turbine Handpieces.
 
The new CP4 LED coupler is compatible with any existing Morita type TwinPower Turbine handpiece. It offers natural, balanced lighting 50% brighter than a halogen light bulb with a four times wider field of illumination. This light source is similar to those found in operating rooms and is designed to reduce eye fatigue. Efficient and dependable, it offers a long working life and low operating costs. The new CP4 LED coupler is available with and without water adjustment and is compatible with a standard ISO 9168 Type 3 (C) connection.
 

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Sybron and Implant Direct to Combine Implant and Abutment Businesses

ORANGE, CA and LAS VEGAS, NV - November 19, 2010 - Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc. and Implant Direct International, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive purchase agreement pursuant to which Sybron Dental and Implant Direct will combine their implant and abutment businesses into a single operation to be named Implant Direct Sybron Int’l. The combined business will be led by Dr. Gerald Niznick, president and founder of Implant Direct®.

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