Xlear Awards Winners of the Spry Dental Defense Xylitol Project With Trip to Cancun Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 07:40 AM - 7 years, 3 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry Xlear, Inc., the leading manufacturer of xylitol products, today announced the winners of the Spry Dental Defense Project, which was created to motivate patients to use xylitol products and evaluate bacterial plaque biofilm levels in patients following the use of several xylitol products for 30 days. The winners of the contest were Cindy Schoeninger, Sandra Dlugosz, Carla Gantz, Donna Grzegorek and Helen Fortner. Each will have the opportunity to present her findings at the by-invitation only Xlear Xylitol Conference in Cancun, Mexico in February 2011. Winners, which were selected from a group of dental hygienists who submitted reports of their experience participating in the project, received free conference registration, hotel, as well as free breakfasts, group dinners, and group tours during the weeklong conference.
Dentists Protest Against New Regulation Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 04:50 AM - 7 years, 3 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry Dentists are protesting against a new regulation, which they feel is unnecessary and a waste of time.LONDON, England – Hundreds of dentists have written to The Telegraph to protest against the new regulation, which requires them to register with the Care Quality Commission by 2011; GPs and hospitals must also register with CQC.
AAID Credentials Ruled Bona Fide by U.S. District Court Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 02:26 AM - 7 years, 3 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – In a clear and unequivocal verdict, a federal court judge in California ruled that credentials issued to dentists by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) are bona fide and legitimate, and state laws that prohibit or restrict advertising them to the public are unconstitutional.
Young Innovations, Inc. Board of Directors Declares Special Cash Dividend Monday, November 15, 2010 - 11:54 PM - 7 years, 3 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry ST LOUIS, Missouri – Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per share, payable December 20, 2010 to all shareholders of record on November 29, 2010. This dividend is in addition to the quarterly dividend of $0.04 per share which was previously declared on October 20, 2010.
Zero-Pain Breakthrough for Strengthening Teeth and Beautifying Smiles Monday, November 15, 2010 - 09:15 PM - 7 years, 3 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry Dr. Robert Ibsen has developed a Smile Simplicity veneer procedure that makes shots and anesthetic obsoleteLOS ANGELES, California – To many people, strengthening and extending the life of their teeth is more important than improving their esthetics. No matter the objective, all patients want a method that is painless and preserves their teeth. After decades of working with patients who feared traditional methods of cosmetic preparation, esthetic dentistry pioneer Dr. Robert Ibsen has achieved all of these goals with his revolutionary Smile Simplicity procedures.
North Hollywood Dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, Is Now Offering a Special Promotion for Dental Crowns Friday, November 12, 2010 - 03:40 AM - 7 years, 3 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry NORTH HOLLYWOOD, California – Dr. Bijan Afar, North Hollywood dentist, is now offering a special promotion on dental crowns. Three or more crowns are available at the price of $425/ each. Normally, these same crowns cost $950/ each, so this is quite a savings! Since crowns are a favorable way to preserve damaged teeth and are cosmetically attractive, this promotion can enable you to finally get the dental work you require but may have been putting off.