Industry News

Calling All Dentists Adopt One Village To Organize Dental Mission Africa

West Orange, New Jersey – January19, 2011 – Adopt One Village, the non-profit founded by West Orange, New Jersey mailman Emmanuel "Baba" Anim-Sackey, is organizing a dental mission to travel to Ghana, Africa to help those in need of dental care. A team of dentists will visit the village of Kwahu-Abetifi from April 6th – 16th, 2011 to provide check-ups and dental procedures. Adopt One Village is looking for dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants to join what is sure to be a rewarding trip.

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Patterson Dental Makes $30,000 Product Donation to NCOHF Affiliate Network

(Charlotte, NC – January 17, 2011) - Patterson Dental continues its ongoing commitment to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s Toothfairy-by donating more than $30,000 in dental products to 2 NCOHF Affiliate oral health programs.
University of Arizona, AT Still School of Dentistry, and University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry received a generous donation of composite materials that will aid in delivery of vital services to the at-risk children served in their clinics. Both schools operate comprehensive clinical programs providing preventive, educational and restorative oral health care to local underserved populations.

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Henry Schein Debuts New Dental Office Design Pavilion

-- One-Stop Shop for Dental Practice Solutions, Developed in Collaboration with Yankee Dental Congress --

BOSTON, MA – Henry Schein, Inc. will debut its new Dental Office Design Pavilion at Yankee Dental Congress 36 in Boston (Pavilion 1430), highlighting the wide range of products and services available for new and existing practices.

A collaborative effort with the Yankee Dental Congress, the Dental Office Design Pavilion addresses every aspect of office design, for a new practice, office upgrades to their current space or a complete transformation. Practitioners can tour state-of-the-art imaging and sterilization suites, waiting rooms and operatories.

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Dr. Stephen Gordon Receives Perio Protect Orkos Award

ST. LOUIS, MO – January 12, 2011 – Dr. Stephen Gordon of Dentistry at Millennium Park in Chicago, IL is the recipient of the Orkos Award.  The Orkos Award celebrates dental practitioners in the US and Canada who have demonstrated professional excellence in treatment for gum disease (periodontitis or gingivitis) with a case study report.  

The Award was founded by Perio Protect, LLC to recognize the contributions of individual dental professionals in the fight against gum disease.   According to Dr. Tanya Dunlap, Program Development Director of Perio Protect, “The ancient Greek word Orkos is associated with the ‘Hippocratic Oath,’ and with this award we want to honor those dentists who share our passion and our vision for the most effective, minimally invasive periodontal care.”   To receive the award, doctors and hygienists submit documentation demonstrating significantly improved clinical outcomes for a patient after treatment.

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