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3M™ True Definition Scanner and Straumann® CARES® Provide Easy-to-Use, All-Digital Process for Implant- and Tooth-Borne Restorations

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (April 23, 2014) – 3M is pleased to announce a Trusted Connection to dental labs with the Straumann® CARES® System[1] for the 3M™ True Definition Scanner. With this new connection, dentists can restoreStraumann implants with original CARES® prosthetic solutions from a single intra-oral scan. This new digital restoration process is the latest addition to a growing network of Trusted Connections available to dentists with the 3M True Definition Scanner.

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Easing Periodontal Treatment for a Parkinson’s Patient

ST. LOUIS, MO – April 21, 2014 – Rebecca Hobbs DMD, MAGD of Augusta GA received the Orkos Award for providing the most comfortable and effective periodontal treatment for her patient with Parkinson’s disease. The Orkos Award honors dental professionals for excellence in case study. In this case, Dr. Hobbs is recognized as a compassionate provider who offered excellent individualized treatment and took seriously the important role of a caregiver in periodontal disease management. 

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SmartPractice Donates $33,000 to ADA Give Kids A Smile

The 13th Annual SmartScramble Charity Golf Tournament by SmartPractice® attracted more than 300 golfers to McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale on April 11, 2014. Each year, the proceeds benefit Give Kids A Smile®, the American Dental Association’s program that partners with dentists in the community to provide dental services to underserved children. Thanks to the participation and generosity of sponsors, vendors, dentists, local businesses, employees and guests, SmartPractice presented Give Kids a Smile a check for $33,000. 

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Carestream Dental Partners with California Dental Association Foundation to Provide Dental Services at No Charge

ATLANTA—For the third year in a row, Carestream Dental is a presenting sponsor of CDA Cares, a two day event organized by the California Dental Association (CDA) and the CDA Foundation which gives volunteer dentists the opportunity to provide dental services at no charge to those who experience barriers to dental care.

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