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HENRY SCHEIN Dental Honored by ADHA

Lynn Ramer, LDH, Immediate Past President of American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), presents the ADHA’s Honorary Corporate Membership Award for Henry Schein Dental to Michele Penrose, Director of Professional Relations & Development, Henry Schein Dental.

MELVILLE, N.Y.,  August 20, 2010 – Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest distributor of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, announced today that the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) recently presented Henry Schein Dental with an Honorary Corporate Award in recognition of the Company’s dedication to the dental hygiene profession and support of the ADHA.  The award presentation took place during the 2010 Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at the ADHA’s 87th Annual Session in Las Vegas, Nev.

The ADHA’s Honorary Corporate Membership Award is presented to companies that provide financial support in excess of $15,000 annually for programs which empower, support, and develop dental hygienists and dental hygiene students across the country. 

Henry Schein Dental has been a longstanding Honorary Corporate Member of the ADHA through its commitment to the student table clinics and research poster session held annually during ADHA’s Annual Session.  Henry Schein Dental’s co-sponsorship of this program enables more than 50 student posters and table clinics to be judged and then students are presented with prizes during the awards luncheon in which all participants and faculty advisors are invited to attend. 

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IMTEC Implants Become 3M ESPE MDI Mini Dental Implants

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 17—3M ESPE announces the launch of a new brand for its recently acquired line of small-diameter implants—3M ESPE MDI Mini Dental Implants. Formerly branded as the IMTEC Sendax MDI System, the products will be fully integrated into the 3M ESPE organization over the remainder of the year. Going forward, dentists can continue to depend on 3M ESPE for the high level of quality they have come to expect from IMTEC MDIs.

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Patterson DENTAL LAUNCHES grins for a good cause

Patterson Dental recently launched a major breast cancer awareness initiative called Grins for a Good Cause, leveraging the strength of 75 local Patterson branches across the nation.
Through this vast outreach, branches partner with local breast cancer organizations to hold events and fundraising activities that support breast cancer awareness in their communities.

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Ultradent Products, Inc. To Host Its Largest Summit

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, August 13, 2010 – Promising attendees an experience like no other, Ultradent will host its largest summit next week (August 18-20, 2010) in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. “The Ultradent Summit” will include representatives from 50 states, uniting dental industry professionals for a unique learning experience.

Participants will enjoy the myriad of outdoor and cultural experiences that are distinctive to Utah while learning from key speakers on the topics of minimally invasive dentistry, technological advancements in endodontics, and economic opportunities in a downturned economy. The program will include dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and office managers.

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