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Gail Weisman
Uber-Luxurious Toothbrush with an Uber-Crazy Price
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 10/27/2014 05:25pm

Cultivated. Time-transcending design. Vision. Everlasting. Elegance. Harmony. These are not phrases typically used to market toothbrushes....until now.

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Dave Pavlak
Planmeca University Expands Course Offerings to Chicago
Author: Dave Pavlak
Date: 10/27/2014 02:24pm

Planmeca University has announced the expansion of preview and training opportunities to the University of Planmeca in Chicago. This expansion will offer increased access to existing and future customers of the Planmeca PlanScan system. Additionally, Planmeca University in Richardson has opened 2 new classroom spaces and is also offering in-office training.

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Bob Alaburda
Fake Dental Equipment Confiscated
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 10/27/2014 09:29am

An influx of fake dental equipment has entered the United Kingdom, with 12,000 pieces being seized in the past 6 months by the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

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Jason Schwartz
Sweet Treats Turn Into Sweeter Rewards
Date: 10/21/2014 11:13am

If you happen to catch yourself Trick-or-Treating in the Edmonton area next week, make sure to stop by Spearmint Dental on November 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., as the company will be turning candy into cash to raise awareness of tooth decay to children and parents.

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Dave Pavlak
Indie Rock Group Slowed by Dental Woes
Author: Dave Pavlak
Date: 10/20/2014 12:49pm

When the pain began to swell in the jawbone of bassist John Collins, he knew he might have been in a bit of trouble. A member of the indie rock group the New Pornographers, Collins had pain that radiated not only in his mouth and jaw bone, but into his sinuses.

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Mariam Vaziri
Meet the Evaluator: Mariam Vaziri, DMD, FAGD
Date: 10/14/2014 03:58pm

Dentistry is a unique field of healthcare that allows us to be very hands-on with patients while combining art and creativity with biological science. This is what attracted me to the field of dentistry. Also, dentistry is never stagnant; it is always changing.

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Julie Schmitt
Sirona Dental Partnering with Boston University to Become Nation’s First All-Digital Dental School
Date: 10/10/2014 10:35am

Announced at the 2014 ADA, Sirona Dental and Boston University have agreed to work together to turn the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine into the nations first all-digital dental school.

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Gail Weisman
So you think you know Dentrix?
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 10/07/2014 12:20pm

A new program teaches and assesses the dental team's management software savvy

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Ambur Alfaro
Meet the Evaluator: Ambur Alfaro, RDH
Author: Ambur Alfaro
Date: 10/07/2014 08:21am

I became a Dental Product Shopper evaluator because I want to make a difference, give my input and keep up with what’s new and/or improved. 

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Julie Schmitt
Oral Care for the Developmentally Disabled can be Better
Date: 10/06/2014 10:59am

The developmentally disabled have caregivers who provide their oral care, but studies have found that the oral care these individuals are receiving is not enough, according to a Dentistry Today article.

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