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EAO reshuffles its structure and board

Brussels, November 9, 2010 – The European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) has announced a new board and committee structure. The association has a new President and three new board members. They will be supported by five committees.

Dr. Paul Stone (UK) takes over as President of the EAO from Prof. Christoph Hämmerle (Switzerland). This is the first time that EAO has a British President.

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J. Morita launches new global website

IRVINE, Calif. – (November 8, 2010) – J. Morita, world leader in dental technologies, announces the launch of its new website www.morita.com <http://www.morita.com/> .  This redesigned, consolidated website incorporates all Morita companies including offices in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, and the Middle East. It has been updated to better communicate the company’s market position as a global leader and to enhance the customer’s experience with its core products.

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Align Technology Introduces Invisalign G3

New Innovations Represent Significant Leap Forward in Clear Aligner Therapy

Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALGN) announced the launch of Invisalign(R) G3, the most significant collection of new features and innovations in the company’s history. Invisalign G3 is engineered to deliver even better clinical results, with new aligner and software features that make it easier to use Invisalign with Class II and Class III patients, new SmartForce(TM) features designed for increased predictability of certain tooth movements, and simpler, more intuitive software to streamline treatment planning and review.

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NIH Grant Awarded to the NYU College of Dentistry

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the NIH, has awarded a two-year, $245,000 grant to a New York University dental research team to identify bacteria in the oral cavity that may be associated with oral cancer. The team will collaborate with researchers at the NYU School of Medicine and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The principal investigator, Dr. Deepak Saxena, an Assistant Professor of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology at the NYU College of Dentistry (NYUCD), said that the pilot study will compare the bacterial profiles of healthy, premalignant, and malignant oral tissue. Samples will be collected from 35 patients at NYUCD and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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