CDA Cares Ventura dental clinic delivers oral health services to 1,884 people


SACRAMENTO, Calif., USA: The California Dental Association Foundation’s volunteer dental clinic, CDA Cares, provided $1.5 million in charitable dental services to 1,884 people April 16 and 17, during an event at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.
In addition to providing dental services at no charge to Californians who experience barriers to care, CDA Cares educates the public and policymakers about the importance of good oral health and the need for an adequately funded dental safety net, which includes a well-functioning Denti-Cal program.

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Salvin announces the acquisition of Exactech’s dental biologics assets

Salvin Dental Specialties, through its Salvin Regenerative subsidiary, recently announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Exactech’s dental biologics business. Salvin Dental Specialties, a privately held company doing business in more than 100 countries, develops, manufactures and markets regenerative biomaterials and surgical instrumentation specifically for implant dentistry.

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Atlanta Dental: Held to a higher standard

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: A new year always brings to mind the things we need or desire to improve in our personal and professional lives. Our company abides in the belief that all things can be done better and that being complacent is a danger to any business. There is another side that needs to be remembered as we think through the opportunities and possibilities of 2016.

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Meeting review: AAE16 in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: Dental professionals from across the country and around the world gathered in San Francisco April 6 to 9 for AAE16, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists. There was plenty of excitement at Moscone Center West. The meeting offered attendees a great opportunity to learn, to explore new products and services, and to connect with fellow specialists.

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Carestream renews pledge to support endo research and education

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: Carestream Dental, along with the Foundation for Endodontics, is pleased to announce the recent donation of $125,000 to support education and research initiatives in the field of endodontics. “Carestream Dental’s increased level of support is so greatly appreciated and directly impacts our mission to provide help to educators, foster education and provide research funding,” said Louis E. Rossman, DMD, president of the Foundation for Endodontics.

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