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  • Beacon Bay Holdings Affiliate Announces the Acquisition of Cal Ceram Dental Laboratory

    Beacon Bay Holdings and affiliates ("BBH"), a leading private investment firm located in Newport Beach, CA, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cal Ceram Dental Laboratory's business. BBH is continuing with its strategy to partner with prominent dental laboratories across North America to provide a comprehensive solution for dental clinicians.

    Cal Ceram Dental Lab, Inc., founded in 1983 by Greg Sederlin, is a leader in the specialized field of implant prosthetics. The Cal Ceram team of highly trained and skilled technicians provide implant expertise from case planning and design to in-office support for prosthetic placement. Mr. Sederlin has been a long-time implant educator in the industry and will continue to work closely with oral surgeons, implant study clubs and dentists to help them grow their practices.

    Cal Ceram is joining a growing network of labs that currently includes renowned cosmetic lab da Vinci Dental Studios and NuLife Long Island, a leading dental laboratory...

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  • Berkshire Partners to Buy Majority of Affordable Care Inc.

    Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Affordable Care, Inc. (“ACI”), alongside management, from American Capital Equity. ACI is the leading dental support organization for affiliated dental practices that focus exclusively on tooth replacement services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

    Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, ACI was founded in 1975 and is now the largest denture- and implant-services provider in the U.S., supporting a network of more than 200 affiliated practices in 39 states under the retail names Affordable Dentures and Affordable Dentures & Implants. The company’s affiliated practices offer a range of tooth replacement services including dentures, dental implants and tooth extractions. The company’s unique, highly focused business model enables dentists to provide high-quality, low-price dental prostheses and same-day service to over 400,000 patients...

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    October 28, 2015

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  • Bill Ballard Joins ETI as Digital Dental Specialist

    ETI Digital Technology is excited to announce that our team is expanding once again! We are proud to introduce our Digital Dental Specialist, Bill Ballard. Bill has been a part of the dental industry for nearly 20 years and will be representing ETI Digital Technology in the Midwestern Region of the United States. Bill prides himself in providing excellent ongoing support, as well as assisting all of his customers with a smooth transition into the digital side of dentistry.

    We look forward to having Bill as a member of our team and are excited for him to help ETI Digital expand our CAD/CAM offerings to the Midwestern Region of the country!

    ETI Digital Technology

    January 12 at 4:37 pm

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  • Biodenta: Our Custom Abutment System is Regulatory-Compliant

    For past six years, Biodenta has worked thoroughly with FDA consultants to offer dental laboratories regulatory compliant ways to manufacture CAD/CAM custom abutments in-house. Rather than clearing a closed system, we have attained FDA 510(k) premarket notification clearance for intent to market final product: custom CAD/CAM titanium and hybrid abutments. Laboratories will be able to produce CAD/CAM custom abutments in compliance with FDA regulations by using Biodenta’s DentaSwiss PreFAB-4 system, after establishing a quality management system fulfilling the QSR requirements, registering as a Biodenta (contract) manufacturer at FDA data base, following Biodenta’s device master record (DMR) and specifications for production, quality check, and labeling. “By offering transparent and university validated CAD/CAM products and solutions, we have become the key dental laboratory industry partner who will support them in achieving their long term goal of regulatory adhering,...

    Biodenta North America

    January 6, 2016

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  • BIOMET 3i Announces Its Successful Research & Technology Forum in Tokyo

    Palm Beach Gardens, FL (March 2014) - BIOMET 3i is pleased to announce that it has just completed its successful Research & Technology Forum in Tokyo, Japan.

    The event, which was well-attended, featured 18 world renowned speakers from the United States, Europe and Asia. Dr. Dennis Tarnow opened the meeting that covered topics such as sustainable aesthetics, bone preservation and treatment/diagnosis of peri-implantitis. Along with the latest in clinical outcomes and treatment, key BIOMET 3i Solutions that include the 3i T3® Implant and the BellaTek® Encode® Impression System were also highlighted.

    “This event was a monumental success,” said BIOMET 3i Japan President Noboru Ohta. “We are always excited to gather with clinicians from around the world to discuss the latest in implant dentistry and how BIOMET 3i Solutions can continue to help in the advancement of treatment.”

    Many dental professionals in Japan have begun using the 3i T3 Implant, which...

    Zimmer Biomet

    April 2, 2014

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  • BIOMET 3i Welcomes New President

    BIOMET 3i is pleased to announce that Bart Doedens has been appointed as the new President of BIOMET 3i. In tandem, Maggie Anderson has announced her resignation after four years with the organization.

    Mr. Doedens' history with BIOMET 3i dates back to 1997 when he joined Implant Innovations Inc. as the Vice President of International Marketing and Sales. Soon after Biomet's acquisition of Implant Innovations, he was named President of BIOMET 3i. Mr. Doedens served in that capacity until 2005 when he was named the President of Biomet's spine and bone healing division, now known as Biomet Spine & Bone Healing Technologies. In 2006, he left Biomet and joined Sirona Dental Systems in 2007 as the Vice President of Global CAD/CAM.

    Mr. Doedens stated, "I've watched BIOMET 3i grow throughout the years, and the chance to once again work within such a vibrant, thriving company is fantastic."

    Mr. Doedens holds an M.D. from the Free University of Amsterdam and an MBA from the University of Rochester's...

    LMT Communications, Inc.

    February 5, 2013

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