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2014-07-17 23:07:51

Glenwood Smiles Announces Summer Special Savings On Six Month Braces With Tooth Colored Wires And Clear Brackets To Make Braces Nearly Unnoticeable. Patients Can Have A Great Smile As Quickly As Possible. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 “Straightening teeth with braces can take years, but many patients can benefit with PowerProx® Six Month Braces, an advanced orthodontic treatment that is completed in 4 to 9 months, with most patients completed in six months,” says Dr. Rebecca...

2014-04-10 08:29:37

ORANGE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormco(TM) Corporation, a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced orthodontic technology and services, today announced that the company has filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court of California against Lancer Orthodontics, Inc. for patent infringement, signaling Ormco's determination to protect its valuable intellectual property. The lawsuit alleges that Lancer's DEFY(TM) SL bracket infringes Ormco's patents....

2012-05-01 23:03:42

SureSmile certification of Align Technology´s iOC Scanner now makes it possible for orthodontists to use a single scanning device to image patients for both SureSmile orthodontic treatment and Invisalign treatment. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 OraMetrix, maker of SureSmile, an orthodontic system that combines 3D diagnostic imaging with computerized treatment planning and robotic archwire customization announced certification of the iOC intraoral scanner by Align Technology,...

2009-08-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormco Corporation, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) today announced that Ormco and Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) have agreed to enter into an exclusive collaboration arrangement to jointly develop and market an orthodontic product offering that will provide orthodontic patients a treatment solution that involves a combination of Align's Invisalign(R) system and Ormco's Insignia(R) custom orthodontic bracket and arch wire...

2009-04-15 08:23:31

The new study, published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, also investigates a method for rapidly assessing the amount of bacteria in plaque Researchers at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry have found the majority of patients with self-ligating orthodontic brackets retain fewer bacteria in plaque than patients with elastomeric orthodontic brackets. The OHSU team also found that a biochemical technique measuring ATP- (adenosine...

2008-10-21 09:00:53

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- If you wear braces, there's nothing to be afraid of: Halloween can still be a sweet experience. Celebrity chef and author Michael Chiarello, of Food Network's "Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello" and Fine Living Network's "NapaStyle," has teamed up with the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) to provide braces-friendly Halloween recipes for the more than five million children and adults in North America who currently wear braces. Halloween...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.