Industry News

Sirona Systems Honored with “Best of Class” Technology Awards

Charlotte, NC (October 19, 2010) – Sirona Dental Systems, LLC (Nasdaq: SIRO), the company that pioneered digital dentistry 25 years ago and the world’s leading producer of dental CAD/CAM systems, was recently honored by the Pride Institute with two prestigious “Best of Class” awards for its CEREC® CAD/CAM system and CEREC® AC CAD/CAM system, powered by Sirona’s patented Bluecam technology.

A panel of dental technology experts organized by the Pride Institute placed both Sirona’s CEREC and CEREC AC technologies on the list of winners for its best “Diagnostic” technologies category.  Specifically, the Pride Institute panel of clinicians concluded that Sirona’s CEREC CAD/CAM restoration system trumps all others for superior CAD/CAM restorations.  Additionally, Sirona’s CEREC AC acquisition center has been granted the “Best of Class” award in Pride’s Diagnostic category for outstanding digital impressions. 

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Dental Integrators Assn. Names 14th Floor Solutions Its Marketing Agency

PARSIPPANY, New Jersey—October 20, 2010—The Dental Integrators Association (DIA) today announced that it has named 14th Floor Solutions as its marketing agency. According to DIA president and founder Jeffrey Weiss, “We feel that the DIA offers a very attractive value proposition to dental practices, and we are confident that 14th Floor’s unique blend of strategic insight and creative thinking will help us drive awareness of and interest in our

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New Pulpdent Resource Available

WATERTOWN, MA: October 19, 2010 — Pulpdent Corporation has released a new 56-page full-color catalog that provides valuable information on its innovative products and their use. The catalog includes richly illustrated procedure guides, case histories, product usage tips, and other information of value to dental practitioners.

Included in the Pulpdent catalog are two case studies from Save That Tooth, a book authored by Harold Berk, DDS, FICD, FACD, Sc.D., dental practitioner, university professor, expert on dental materials, and one of the founders of Pulpdent Corporation.

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OraPharma Rolls Out

Mobile Version of Popular Website Puts Latest Periodontal Disease Diagnostic and
Treatment Resources in the Hands of BlackBerry®, iPhone®, and DROID™ Users

Warminster, PA (October 18, 2010) − OraPharma, Inc., a specialty oral health company dedicated to bringing scientifically and technologically advanced products to the dental community, including ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg, will be rolling out the® Mobile site, after unveiling it at the recent ADA Annual Session in Orlando.® Mobile is a convenient and portable personal practice resource that is derived from the popular website Like its website namesake, the mobile website is designed to help the entire dental team, including dentists, hygienists, and office managers, provide the highest level of periodontal patient care possible via the latest information delivered to virtually any smartphone.

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