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DENTSPLY International Will Acquire Astra Tech from AstraZeneca

YORK, Pa., Aug. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENTSPLY International Inc. (Nasdaq:XRAY), a global leader in professional dental products, today announced that it has received regulatory approval from the relevant national competition authorities to proceed with the acquisition of the shares of Astra Tech AB, a leading provider of dental implant and urology products, based in Mölndal, Sweden, from AstraZeneca. The previously announced transaction is now expected to close on August 31, 2011.

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DentalEZ Group Announces Official Launch of its FREE Identafi Training Seminars

Malvern, PA – (August 18, 2011) – DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, has officially announced 25 locations and dates for its nationwide Identafi® Training Seminars. 

Free of charge for all attendees, the 3-hour training seminars are intended for all dental professionals.  Attendees who have already purchased the Identafi will gain further insight into the fluorescent technology and proper use for the most effective oral exams, while dental professionals interested in the technology who may still be in the evaluation stage of purchasing will benefit from the detailed information and hands-on experience. 

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OSAP Seeking Program and Abstracts Submissions for 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD—August 18, 2011—The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention’s (OSAP) Educational Program Committee is actively seeking dental care professionals to conduct seminars, presentations and workshops at its 2012 Symposium.
As a leading advocate for the safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare, OSAP draws an audience of dental care professionals from around the world.
The theme for the 2012 gathering is Connecting To Drive Compliance. The organization is currently seeking professionals with expertise in areas such as compliance, preventing transmittable diseases, and increasing patient and provider safety. 

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New Patient Activator® Web Feed Strengthens Dentists’ Local Search Presence

Patient Activator®, 1-800-DENTIST's award-winning patient reminder service, today introduced a new Web Feed feature that helps dental practices attract new customers and strengthen their online presence by automatically submitting them to Google, Bing, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, YellowPages.com and over 100 other major websites and directories.
Patient Activator's new Web Feed ensures that all the leading search platforms, directories and mobile GPS providers regularly receive accurate, up-to-date data for member dentists. The rich information provided to the targeted local search sites includes the dentist's practice name, address, office hours, specialties, phone and email contact information, website and logo.

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