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Gail Weisman
Breaking the Chains of Disease Transmission
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 08/21/2012 10:06am

Dental practice infection control protocol has come a long way in 3+ decades.

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Gail Weisman
Powder takes a powder with Sirona's new CEREC Omnicam
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 08/16/2012 03:31pm

The CEREC Omnicam was unveiled to nearly 4,000 CAD/CAM fans this morning during Sirona's 27-1/2 year celebration of its CEREC system. 

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Jake Mason
27 (and a half) Years of CEREC to be Celebrated
Author: Jake Mason
Date: 08/15/2012 11:38am

The digital dentistry mainstay will be in Vegas this week to celebrate. Sirona, the pioneer of the digital dentistry age, will be holding its 27 1/2 anniversary party August 16th to 18th at The Venetian in Las Vegas. The guest of honor? The CEREC CAD/CAM system.

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Jason Schwartz
Dental UnCool: The Impact On Children, Families Of Poor Oral Health
Date: 08/15/2012 09:04am

From the Twitter page of Murray Dental Lab comes the announcement that poor oral health, dental disease, and tooth pain can put kids at a serious disadvantage in school, according to a new Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study.

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Bob Alaburda
Kids' Healthy Mouths Campaign Brings Fun to Brushing
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 08/14/2012 04:27pm

The American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) is poised to launch it's Kids' Healthy Mouths Campaign, which is designed to entertain children and educate parents about the importantance of oral healthcare.

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Anastasia Turchetta
Dreyer's/Edy's Ice Cream "Reason to Smile" Campaign to Help Children in Need

Here is a great incentive to enjoy a few scoops of ice cream in the heat of summer and contribute to making a difference in a child's smile for life! Dreyer's/Edy's slow churned light ice cream and Operation Smile have teamed up for a nationwide campaign called "Reason to Smile," which runs through August 21, 2012.

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Richard Lipscomb Jr.
Q&A: Becoming A Published Dentist Brings Exciting Opportunities

Q: You recently had your case study article published in Dental Product Shopper's special August 2012 issue. Was that your first printed piece in a publication? How do you like being a published dentist?

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Gail Weisman
Haunted Dental Practice in the Spotlight
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 08/09/2012 02:25pm

Fans of the paranormal will want to tune into the Travel Channel Friday evening for the story of Lavina, the ghost of a little girl who haunts a West Virginia dental practice.

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Jason Schwartz
Dental Cool: Stem Cell Therapy Could Offer New Hope for Defects and Injuries to Head, Mouth
Date: 08/06/2012 09:34am

From the Facebook page of Canadian Dental Health comes the announcement that researchers have found that using stem cells to re-grow craniofacial tissues--mainly bone--proved quicker, more effective and less invasive than traditional bone regeneration treatments.

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Fred Joyal
Dental Blogs: Why Should Dentists Blog?
Author: Fred Joyal
Date: 08/02/2012 09:37am

For those of you who don't know much about blogs (you're reading one now, so you have some idea!) the word is short for "weblogs." They were created as a form of online journal, essentially with articles that are written, usually by 1 person, and archived and searchable for anyone who wants to read them.

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