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Gum Disease Wiped Out with New Laser Treatment

12-05-2016

If you or a loved one has chronic bad breath, it might be caused by something other than your daily cup of coffee. It could actually be a sign of periodontal disease, a gum infection that can travel to other parts of your body. Periodontal disease starts when tartar and bacteria get trapped under the gum line. In the early stages, you may notice …

Henry Schein Joins Shirley Shils and Shils Family at Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Edward & Shirley Shils Clinic at University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine

12-05-2016

New state-of-the-art clinic continues Dr. Edward Shils’ legacy of dental education and entrepreneurship   Henry Schein, Inc. announced that Stanley M. Bergman, the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, recently joined Shirley Shils, members of her family, and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental …

Q&M Dental Acquires Lee & Lee Dental for $10 Million

12-05-2016

The owners will be issued $4.9m worth of Q&M shares. Mainboard-listed Q&M Dental has entered into a binding points of agreement with the owners of Lee & Lee Dental to fully acquire the homegrown private dental surgery. The consideration will be paid in cash and shares. $5.13 million will be paid in cash whilst the remaining $4.87 …

Henry Schein Celebrates TeamSmile’s Ten Years of Partnering with Professional Sports Teams and Oral Health Professionals to Provide Free Care to Underserved Children

11-05-2016

Henry Schein donates $50,000 in oral health product, equipment and transportation to support 2016 TeamSmile Programmes throughout the US   Henry Schein, Inc. announced its continued support of TeamSmile as the non-profit organisation launches its tenth year of partnering with sports teams and volunteers to provide free oral health care to …

A Time-Saving Procedure to Create Natural Aesthetics in Posterior Restorations

11-05-2016

A flowable bulk-fill composite complements the existing Tetric N-Ceram Bulk Fill   For many years, the universal composite Tetric N-Ceram has been proven successful in restorative dentistry. As part of the ongoing development of restorative materials, a further innovation is now launched on the market:  Tetric N-Flow Bulk Fill. The …

Editor’s pickOsseointegration Surgery at UCSF is First of its Kind in the US

09-05-2016

Unique programme gives amputees new hope for better prosthesis   Having lost most of his right leg due to a rare nerve tumour, George Kocelj tried several external prostheses without success. For the 54-year-old from Marysville, Ca, the sockets proved to be unworkable, largely confining him to a wheelchair. Overseeing Kocelj’s tumor …