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 2/26/2015
New from Hu-Friedy --Three New Product Launches at Chicago Midwinter
On February 26th, 2015 Hu-Friedy launched 3 new products at the Chicago Dental Society Chicago Midwinter meeting. Our three new products put performing at your best in the palm of your hand. • IMS® Infinity Series™ Cassettes • Disposable Prophy Angles • Sterilization Container System
 2/20/2015
How Much Money the Tooth Fairy Pays in Different Cities *
 2/16/2015
8 Sharpening Pearls from Tami Wanless- Yankee Dental Congress Highlights
Our first ever Sharpening Corner at the Yankee Dental Conference in Boston was quite the success! The blizzard could not keep our Friends away who were eager to have fun, practice their skills and get answers to their sharpening questions from master clinician and educator, Tami Wanless. We gathered some Sharpening Pearls from Tami to share with you!
 2/16/2015
New from Hu-Friedy: XT Triple Bend- Explore Hu-Friedy Thin Inserts *
Hu-Friedy is excited to introduce the XT Triple Bend ultrasonic insert, designed for removal of light to moderate calculus and stain. Featuring a triple bend shank for superior access, the tip is 24% thinner than the #1000 Triple Bend for easy & effective use on those hard-to-reach interproximal and subgingival areas!
 2/16/2015
Made In Chicagoland: Hu-Friedy
ABC 7 news featured Hu-Friedy's global headquarters in its nightly news segment. Take a look inside our factory!
 2/16/2015
A Peek Inside the Surgical Operatory: Atraumatic Extraction
As you know, many of your patients are selecting dental implants as the treatment of choice to replace a missing tooth. Did you also know that a special tooth extraction technique is used for these patients? This technique, called an “Atraumatic Extraction,” preserves and protects the extraction site, thus improving dental implant success.
 2/12/2015
Trip to the Dentist Saved this 11 Year Old Girls Life *
A discovery during a routine dental cleaning saved an 11-year-old girl’s life. But it had nothing to do with her teeth.
 2/12/2015
Measles Resources for Dental Professionals
Dentistry IQ editors provide dental health professionals two resources as the incidence of measles in the United States continues to grow.
 2/3/2015
Please Remember Fido and Fluffy- February is National Pet Dental Health Month
How do you spot periodontal disease in your pet? Are dental cleanings for pet’s safe? This personal account highlights how to be an educated consumer when it comes to dental cleanings and the importance of maintaining your pet’s oral health.
 2/1/2015
Oral Hygiene Implications for the Management of Dental Implants
The dental hygienist’s responsibilities with regard to dental implants have primarily been to promote patient education and oral health assessment as well as to provide maintenance. Effective implant maintenance involves thorough assessment techniques, ever-evolving dental technology, as well as the full engagement and participation of the patient to increase the potential for a successful result. Maintenance programs should be devised on an individual basis that involve both the recommended home care and frequent recall visits to monitor progress and patient health and to avoid plaque accumulation and excessive occlusal forces.
 2/1/2015
2Min 2X Campaign- February is National Children's Dental Health Month
With over 15 million children suffering from untreated tooth decay, oral health campaigns aimed at improving dental care are crucial. That is why the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths Health Lives teamed up to create the 2Min 2X campaign. The message of the 2Min 2X campaign is simple: Brush kid’s teeth for two minutes twice a day.
 2/1/2015
Ultrasonic Insights- Enjoy Smooth Scaling with Swivel™ Ultrasonic Inserts! *
Power scaling is a big part of your day. Think about it---If you spend 15 minutes power scaling each of 8 patients you will have your power scaler in your hand for 2 hours per day-- often longer, depending on your patient load. Shouldn’t you have an insert that will provide you with superior efficiency, effectiveness and ergonomics?
 1/16/2015
MedWorks Event Provides Access to Dental Care- Hu-Friedy Volunteers & Provides Donations
Hu-Friedy Regional Account Manager, Shannon Mathers, volunteered alongside Dr. Roger Hess at a MedWorks event in Northeast Ohio. MedWorks provides access to care for patients in need of extractions and oral examinations. Volunteers treated 130 dental patients on October 25, 2014 and performed 125 extractions for those in acute distress.
 1/15/2015
Come Visit the Hu-Friedy Sharpening Corner at the 2015 Yankee Dental Congess
Have you ever turned your curette into a sickle scaler? Do you have a specific instrument that you find difficult to sharpen? Come visit us at the Hu-Friedy Booth for our first ever- Sharpening Corner!
 1/15/2015
AAPD's Monster-Free Mouths Movement
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's (AAPD) State of Little Teeth Report underscores the significant threat that tooth decay has to the health, welfare and future of children in the U.S. To address this nation-wide threat to children's health, the AAPD is launching the Monster-Free Mouths Movement, an educational campaign to arm parents and caregivers with important tools and information to help fight tooth decay!
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