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J. MORITA IN PROGRAM ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL

IRVINE, Calif. – (September 27, 2010) – J. Morita, world leader in 3D imaging, was recently featured in an episode of Health Heroes on the Discovery Channel. Focused on dental innovations, J. Morita was included in this program for its high resolution, low dose, 3D technology.

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Eco-Dentistry Association Partners with Industry Leaders at ADA

The Eco-Dentistry Association™ Partners with Industry Leaders to Showcase Green Dentistry’s Future at ADA in Orlando

“Green Lounge” Will Feature Eco-Friendly Product Demos, Educational Programming & Green Dentistry Give-Aways

The Eco-Dentistry Association™ (EDA), an international association formed to promote environmentally sound practices in dentistry, is partnering with EDA corporate members including DentalEZ®, Discus Dental® and Hu-Friedy®, to present the industry’s first ever “Green Lounge,” which will debut at the upcoming ADA Annual Session themed, “The Future of Dentistry Meets Here,” in Orlando, October 9-11, 2010. The 20’ x 40’ island exhibit will be constructed of 100% eco-friendly materials and will promote green dentistry in the lounge’s central location at booth #1935, which bridges the US and international pavilions.  Please click the links below for more details:
   

Gum Disease Found to be Significant Public Health Concern


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) suggest more American adults may have gum disease; previous estimates underestimate periodontal disease in the US population

September 21, 2010 – Chicago – The prevalence of periodontal disease in the United States may be significantly higher than originally estimated. Research published in the Journal of Dental Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) suggests that the prevalence of periodontal disease may have been underestimated by as much as 50 percent. The implication is that more American adults may suffer from moderate to severe gum disease than previously thought.

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Explore the Future of Endodontics at 2010 Fall Conference

American Association of Endodontists hosts October 21 – 23 event

Advances in technology and treatment options have sparked the discussion: what does the future hold for endodontics? The American Association of Endodontists’ annual Fall Conference will expound on the future of endodontics while offering 11.5 continuing education credits.

Held at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa in Hilton Head Island, S.C., the conference begins October 21 and consists of three half-day schedules. Speakers discussing where the endodontic specialty might be in the next five to 10 years include Drs. George A. Bruder III, Alan S. Law, Peter E. Murray, John M. Nusstein, Tom C. Pagonis, Hedley Rakusin, Christine M. Sedgley and Gurminder Sidhu.

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