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AAE Recognises Leaders In Dentistry At 2019 Annual Meeting

24-04-2019

The American Association of Endodontists is formally presenting their 2019 recipients of their most prestigious awards at the Association’s annual, April meeting in Montréal. The recipients, below, are being celebrated for their contributions to the fields of dentistry and their advancement of the specialty field. Louis E. Rossman, …

Dr. Gerald Tan, Founder And Clinical Director Of Elite Dental Group Singapore, Appointed As Global Head Of Novena Global Lifecare Dental Division

23-04-2019

Novena Global Lifecare reinforces its position as a medical and dental aesthetics authority with the appointment of a renowned home-grown aesthetic dentist. Dr. Gerald Tan, a household name in the field of aesthetic dentistry in Singapore, has been appointed as the Global Head of Dentistry in the fast growing Novena Global Lifecare Group. The …

Cattani Asia Has Appointed A New Technical Specialist

23-04-2019

Today, the plant room equipment company, Cattani Asia is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Lee Fook Sung as a Technical Specialist. Mr. Lee will start with Cattani Asia on 1st July. Mr. Lee, is an electro-mechanical engineer, brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to the role. He has worked in the dental industry in …

Dentsply Sirona Sells Futuredontics To Congdon Street LLC

23-04-2019

The divestment of Futuredontics is part of Dentsply Sirona’s plan to focus on the core business and deliver innovation. “We are very happy that Congdon Street LLC will take over the ownership of Futuredontics. Mr. Fred Joyal is well-known and appreciated within the company and the industry and has strongly contributed to the success …

The Dawson Academy Names New Resident Experts

23-04-2019

The Dawson Academy has named four resident experts to guide its growth in four disciplines of dentistry. CDT Lee Culp and Drs. Kim Daxon, Scott Finlay and DeWitt Wilkerson will lead some of The Dawson Academy’s current curriculum and develop new courses that expand on the principles of occlusion. The resident experts will assist The Dawson …

New President Mr. Ed McDonough Has Brought Extensive Experience To Planmeca USA

23-04-2019

Mr. Ed McDonough is no stranger to the dental industry, as he already has a great career behind him – one covering several decades and companies in the field. Recently Mr. McDonough brought his talents to Planmeca USA and is now looking to lead the company to the next level in the United States. Your background in the dental field is very …

Raising Awareness: April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

22-04-2019

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019 alone, approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will get oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer and an estimated 10,860 will die of these cancers. Although oral cancer is the 6th most common form of cancer, awareness about this deadly disease is low. In recognition of Oral Cancer Awareness Month this …

GC America Inc. Has Been Certified To ISO 14001:2015, Environmental Management System

22-04-2019

GC America Inc. has announced that their Environmental Management System (EMS) has been certified to ISO 14001:2015 by NSF, a highly respected notification body. To become ISO 14001:2015 certified, GC America underwent a rigorous auditing process led by NSF-ISR. This achievement demonstrates GC America’s commitment to a sustainable …

Komet USA Launches Footsie™ Polishers For All-Ceramic Restorations

18-04-2019

Now available to meet the polishing requirements of all-ceramic restorations, Footsie™ polishing wheels from Komet USA are specially configured in a spiral shape with a small foot at the end of each lamella (working part). Initially developed as a composite and enamel polishing solution, the innovative Footsie™ design provides …