Industry News

AAP Honors Award Recipients during Meeting in Honolulu

Academy Awards are given each year for outstanding contributions to the AAP and the profession of periodontics.

CHICAGO—(November 1, 2010)—The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) awarded excellence in the field of periodontology amongst its members at the 96th Annual Meeting, held October 29 – November 2, 2010 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

“I am honored to recognize my colleagues that have dedicated so much of their time and efforts to the American Academy of Periodontology,” said AAP President Dr. Donald S. Clem. “This year’s award winners prove that the specialty of periodontics is alive and well. Their achievements should also help to inspire future generations of periodontists.”

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The Eco-Dentistry Association Welcomes Paul Feuerstein

Berkeley, CA (November 1, 2010) – The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international membership association formed to promote environmentally sound practices in dentistry, recently appointed Paul Feuerstein, DMD, a practicing general dentist and one of the industry’s most prominent technology leaders, as the organization’s newest Advisory Board member. 

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DentalEZ Group Presents DEZiree, Star Hygienist

New Weekly Video Blog Delivers Tips and Tools Exclusively for Hygienists

Malvern, PA (November 1, 2010) – DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, is pleased to introduce DEZiree the Dental Hygienist.  DEZiree is the star of a new video blog recently created by the DentalEZ Group called The DEZiree Show.  

A positive representation of the modern hygienist, DEZiree promises to be a familiar face in the dental community.  DEZiree will star in a weekly video blog that interested hygienists and dental professionals can opt-in to view through weekly e-mails.  The blog provides weekly updates of useful information and news regarding topics geared solely toward the dental hygiene profession. 

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Voting Begins November 1, 2010 in Bur Chaos Video Promotion

COPPELL, TX   Voting in the Bur Chaos Bites video promotion begins November 1, 2010 – and runs through November 15, 2010 on the top 5 videos submitted for the contest at . 

Dental offices pulled out all the stops and uploaded their very creative and funny versions of chaos in their operatories and sterilization areas of their offices.   Offices were encouraged to submit videos, music mashups or show in other creative ways why their office deserves an organization makeover with a chance to win $8,400 in prizes.  Office personnel that upload a video to  receive free T-Shirts with the grand prize winner receiving an Axis organizational system complete with FREE rotary products, 3 iPads for the office and a Pelton-Crane Delta Q Sterilization system.  Winners will be announced at the end of contest in November. 

Participants and all dental offices are encouraged to vote at All entrants have an incentive to promote themselves in order to get the votes needed to win the contest through a send to a friend feature on the website.”  

Axis Dental is a distributor of rotary instruments serving the dental market, labs, schools and government institutions throughout North America. Since its founding, Axis Dental has built its reputation as an industry leader on a commitment to innovation, quality, service and value. Axis Dental is a division of the Kerr Corporation, a Danaher company.

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