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CRET And Loma Linda School Of Dentistry To Celebrate Opening Of State-Of-The-Art Dental Clinic On Wednesday, August 22

August 16, 2012

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Loma Linda School of Dentistry (LLUSD) is opening the Hugh Love Center for Research and Education in Technology, a state-of-the-art dental clinic that will provide dental students with hands-on experience using the latest dental equipment and products for oral health care for the community.

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This is the first of a series of planned dental centers being opened by the Center for Research and Education in Technology, Inc. (CRET) in collaboration with academic institutions. CRET is a nonprofit association of dental industry leaders that partners with academic institutions to develop technology education programs for dental students, dental residents, and dental faculty.

Designed jointly by CRET and LLUSD, the Hugh Love Center for Research and Education in Technology is a fully functional private-dental- office styled clinic located within the dental school. The 3,000 sq. ft. Center features six dental operatories and a three-chair open clinic with donated equipment from CRET corporate members. The Center was named in honor of LLUSD alumnus, Hugh C. Love, DDS whose unrestricted gift made the new Center possible.

    DATE:                            Wednesday, August 22
    TIME:                             9:00 a.m. Randall Amphitheatre
                                      (separate building adjacent to
                                      dental school) for presentations
                                      by LLU and CRET dignitaries
                                      10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for tour
                                      of Hugh Love/CRET Center
                                      facilities at the  dental school
    LOCATION:                         Loma Linda University School of
                                      Dentistry
                                      1092 Anderson Avenue in Loma
                                      Linda, California

About the Center for Research and Education in Technology Inc.

The Center for Research and Education in Technology was founded in 2004 by a group of innovative dental industry leaders committed to ensuring that dental students in programs across the country have the opportunity to train with state-of-the-art technology to promote superior knowledge and competency in the latest technological advances and provide excellent patient care.

About Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

Since it opened in 1953, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD) has sought to inspire and graduate oral healthcare professionals who combine the highest level of technical, clinical excellence as well as a continual concern for the total well being of each patient consistent with its motto: “Service is our calling.” LLUSD offers the doctor of dental surgery degree; bachelor and associate of science degrees in dental hygiene; and advanced specialty education programs in dental anesthesiology, endodontics, implant dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics. For more information visit www.llu.edu/dentistry.

SOURCE The Center for Research and Education in Technology Inc.


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