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Marketwire, Inc.: Ridgecrest Dentist Hosts Patient-Appreciation Event 31 August 2015

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Dr. Josef Mamaliger, who offers durable dental implants, recently had a patient-appreciation barbecue at his Ridgecrest dental practice. The special event, which was held July 18, included free food, a bounce house and fun activities for attending families. The Ridgecrest dental office welcomed its patients and their family and friends. Although there were rain showers throughout the day, Dr. Mamaliger said about 150 people attended the event and stayed for several hours. He added that the staff was surprised by the rain because Ridgecrest is an arid, desert climate. "We were lucky that the weather held out long enough for everyone to enjoy themselves," Dr. Mamaliger said.

Ttbio Corp down 18.1% in 2 days 01 September, 2015 14:30 CST

TAIWANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Ttbio Corp. (GTSM:6493), Taiwan's 111th largest Biotechnology and Medical Care company by market cap, extended its slide Tuesday, shedding an additional TWD1.0 (or 4.8%) to close at TWD20.0. The shares have plummeted TWD4.42 (or 18.1%) over the past two trading days. Compared with the FTSE TWSE Taiwan 50 Index which fell 28.7 points (or 0.48%) in the two days, this represented a relative price change of -17.6%. Trading volume was 2.3 times average.

Patterson Companies Posts Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Operating Results

Patterson Companies reported consolidated sales from continuing operations of $1.1 billion in its fiscal first quarter ended August 1, up 22 percent over the same period last year.

In a release on August 27, the Company noted that sales in the fiscal 2016 period reflect a contribution from recently acquired Animal Health International, Inc. and an extra week of results versus the prior year.

Adjusted net income from continuing operations1, which reflects the adjustments to exclude certain non-recurring costs and amortization of deal costs, was $46.9 million for the first quarter of 2016, a 17 percent increase over $40.2 million in the same quarter last year. Adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations1 was $0.47 in the 2016 first quarter, an 18 percent year-over-year increase. The company reported GAAP net income from continuing operations of $20.3 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, compared to $38.3 million, or $0.38 per share, in last year's fiscal first quarter.

MANI down 5.4% in 2 days 01 September, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

MANI Inc. (TO:7730), the largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap in the Japan, extended its slide Tuesday, shedding an additional JPY111.0 (or 4.1%) to close at JPY2,620.0. The shares have sunk JPY150.0 (or 5.4%) over the past two trading days. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 970.6 points (or 5.07%) in the two days, this represented a relative price change of -0.3%. This has been exacerbated by firm volume of 1.2 times average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 3.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 4% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Marketwire, Inc.: Longmeadow Dental Office Adds Two General Dentists 31 August 2015

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Dr. Jim Dores, a leading Longmeadow, Mass., family dentist trained in all phases of dentistry, recently added two general dentists to his growing dental practice.

The new general dentists each have more than 20 years of experience treating patients of all ages. Dr. Marie Walsh has been in practice for more than 30 years, while Dr. David Ochola has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Dr. Dores, owner of Dores Dental, said Drs. Walsh and Ochola will allow him to continue providing quality and comprehensive care to existing and new patients. Dores Dental has seen record numbers of new patients this year and added new technology to provide affordable and minimally invasive treatments.

Waterpik Aquarius Professional Water Flosser

The claim: Waterpik's Aquarius Professional Water Flosser provides 10 percent more water pressure for the ultimate cleaning experience. The Pulse Modulation system provides cleaning and gum-massage modes, 10 pressure settings and seven unique tips: three classic jet tips, a plaque seeker, an orthodontic, a pik pocket and a toothbrush tip. The base unit offers a high-volume reservoir, 1-minute timer and 30-second pacer for optimized cleaning of all areas. The LED information panel provides at-a-glance mode selection.

Cost: $79.99, $89.99 for designer colors

WORKSHOP ON ORTHODONTICS FROM SEPT 2

Lucknow, Sept. 1 -- Department of orthodontics at the Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute of Dental and Medical Sciences in collaboration with Indian Orthodontic Society has organised a three-day hands on workshop on MBT treatment Mechanics from September 2 to discuss efficient treatment solutions for clinical excellence for post graduate students and academicians. This workshop will comprise of lectures and live hands on demonstrations said Prof Sudhir Kapoor, Director CDE and Head of Department Orthodontics, SPPGIDMS. The Course director for the workshop is Prof K Sadashiva Shetty, Principal, Professor and Head, Bapuji Dental College, Davangere.

Marketwire, Inc.: Cosmetic Dentist to Host Open House for Prepless Veneers 31 August 2015

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Dr. Gary Braunstein, a leading Encinitas cosmetic dentist, is hosting a special EasySmile Veneers Day to showcase his revolutionary prepless veneer treatment that can transform a patient's smile in just one visit.

Dr. Braunstein will host the open house on Sept. 19 at his Carlsbad dental office to introduce new and existing patients to EasySmile LifeLike Veneers, a cosmetic dentistry service that gives patients a new smile without drills or shots.

Osstem Implant down 4.2% in 2 days 01 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Osstem Implant Co Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A048260), South Korea's largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, extended its slide Tuesday, shedding an additional KRW900.0 (or 1.4%) to close at KRW63,900.0. The shares have sunk KRW2,800.0 (or 4.2%) over the past two trading days. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 50.3 points (or 1.34%) in the two days, this represented a relative price change of -2.9%. Trading volume was 56% lighter than average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 2.5. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 10% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 4.7% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ Revenue growth has shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

Pay up or no teeth - dentist

A Nelson man was left without his false teeth and had to eat soft food for a weekend after his dentist withheld his denture in a dispute over a bill.

Ramon McDonald, 75, was forced to go without his lower denture for the first time in 50 years after his Nelson dentist, Mike Peters, refused to give back his teeth until he paid up.

Ramon said it was humiliating not having his bottom denture and it had caused him problems eating.

Nakanishi drops 2.8% on low volume 01 September, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Nakanishi Inc. (TO:7716), the largest Precision Instruments company by market cap in the Japan, dropped JPY135.0 (or 2.8%) from its last traded date of August 31, 2015 to close at JPY4,635.0. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 724.8 points (or 3.8%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.0%. The volume was 0.3 times the average trading of 32,212 shares.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 2.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 6% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Marketwire, Inc.: Las Cruces Dentist Warns Patients of Connection Between Gum Disease and Heart Problems 31 August 2015

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A leading Las Cruces sleep apnea dentist is citing a new university study that has pinpointed periodontal disease as a cause of heart attacks.

Dr. Harvey Reiter, owner of Advanced Dental of Las Cruces, offers preventive and restorative treatment to patients of all ages. Gum disease often occurs without warning and is the leading cause of tooth loss.

DIO Corporation rises 1.6% on high volatility 01 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

DIO Corporation (KOSDAQ:A039840), South Korea's 6th largest Hotels/Restaurants/Casinos company by market cap, traded between an intraday low of KRW22,100.0 and a high of KRW23,300.0. The price range has expanded in the last two days (from KRW650.0 two days ago to KRW1,200.0 today) which, accompanied by a price rise, is a bullish signal. The average daily volatility of 4.8% places the stock in the 2nd quartile in the market meaning it is moderately volatile. Today its volatility (highest price minus lowest price/lowest price) of 5.4% was 1.1 times the average daily volatility of 4.8%, up from 5.1% on Monday and 2.9% on Friday. A price rise on high volatility is a bullish signal. The stock price increased KRW350.0 (or 1.6%) from its last traded date of August 31, 2015 to close at KRW22,650.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 57.6 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.1%. Trading volume was 30% lighter than average.

AvaDent Encourages Dental Professionals to Choose Dentures Made Using CAD/CAM Dental Technology

Scottsdale, AZ, August 31, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Now, AvaDent is using this same technology to create dentures for individuals who need more than just a few replacement teeth.

Australia Patent for 'Dental device for use in the obturation of a root canal' Ceases

Australia, Sept. 1 -- Dentsply DeTrey GmbH, Germany, filed an application (2006210124) on Feb. 3, 2006, for 'Dental device for use in the obturation of a root canal.'

Value Added Technology falls in 4 out of last 5 days 01 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Value Added Technology Co Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A043150), South Korea's 2nd largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, decreased KRW650.0 (or 1.8%). The stock fell in four out of last 5 trading days, for a 5-day fall of 2.5% to close at KRW35,500.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 57.6 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.3%. Trading volume was 36% lighter than average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 2.2. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 4% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

Overvaluation [compared with sector average]:
+ Price/Sales of 2.7 [1.9].
+ Price to Book of 5.2 [4.4].

DENTSPLY INTL Inc New bond decreases 31 August, 2015

DAILY CORPORATE BOND REPORT

DENTSPLY INTL Inc New (XRAY.AB) bond decreased 5.60c (or 0.1%) from its last traded date of August 27, 2015 to close at US$101.35. The bond matures in 1 year; its yield to maturity has increased by 5.0 basis points from 1.26% to 1.315%.

Shofu sinks 5.6% on thin volume 01 September, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shofu Inc. (TO:7979), the largest Health Care company by market cap in the Japan, sunk JPY89.0 (or 5.6%) from its last traded date of August 31, 2015 to close at JPY1,503.0, ending a four-day streak of rises. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 724.8 points (or 3.8%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.8%. The volume was 0.7 times the average trading of 29,385 shares.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Net profit margin has averaged 1.9% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 2.7%. This is computed as net profit margin of 2.9% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 0.68 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 1.4.

Overvaluation [compared with sector average]:
+ Return on Capital Employed 4.1% [11.8%].

Marketwire, Inc.: Mansfield Dentist Sees Success Using 3D Imaging 31 August 2015

[click http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/mansfield-dentist-sees-success-using-3d-imaging-2051603.htm] Dr. Bret Sanders, a Mansfield dentist who provides dental implants, has seen great results since introducing a new 3D scanner into his practice nearly two years ago.

The Sirona 3D scanner allows Dr. Sanders to diagnose and plan out procedures for all of his dental services, including dental implants and restorative treatments.

The truth about artificial teeth

Dear Dentist, I had a number of teeth removed due to tooth decay. I would like to replace them with artificial ones. However, I am told some artificial teeth are not good, as they may damage the gum or even cause cancer.

Shin Hung decreases 0.9% on low volume 01 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shin Hung Co., Ltd. (KS:A004080), South Korea's 12th largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, decreased KRW100.0 (or 0.9%) from its last traded date of August 31, 2015 to close at KRW10,900.0, ending a three-day streak of rises. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 57.6 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.6%.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Over the last 3 years average annual compound growth rate of earnings per share was 9.9%. This is lower than sector average of 88.6%.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 2.4% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ The total dividend paid over the past 12 months is down 50.0% to KRW100.0 per share, comprising one dividend of KRW100.0.
+ Revenue and Net Profit growth have shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

Football legend's story published by LSU Press Football legend's story published by LSU Press

During the football season of 1959, retired all-star LSU running back Billy Cannon cemented himself in university sports history when he won the Heisman Trophy after a college career unlike anything LSU football had seen before. Today, LSU Press author Deacon Charles deGravelles is bringing Cannon's story to a wider audience with his first LSU Press novel, "A Long, Long Run."

After meeting at Angola the Louisiana State Penitentiary, where deGravelles is a visiting pastor for death row inmates and Billy Cannon is heading the medical program, Cannon asked deGravelles to publish his story for the first time. DeGravelles said that writers have been asking for permission to write the biography for decades. Cannon said the reason he chose for the story to be told now was because he found the right writer to tell the story. He said that he chose deGravelles to tell his story because he liked his demeanor and genuine care for students at Episcopal High School, where he works.

Australia Patent: Michael Chong Chuan DR Ho Files Application for 'A system for very effective orthodontic records taking and treatment monitoring. The system is specifically designed to catalog periodic photographic records of orthodontic treatment progress and a simple but powerful set of tools which allow selective retrieval of comparative views of the treatment progress. A customized set of software tools allow the clinician to efficiently make diagnosis and plan the next orthodontic appointment with a minimal investment in time and effort.'

Australia, Sept. 1 -- Michael Chong Chuan DR Ho, NSW, has filed an application (2015101081) on Aug. 9, for 'A system for very effective orthodontic records taking and treatment monitoring. The system is specifically designed to catalog periodic photographic records of orthodontic treatment progress and a simple but powerful set of tools which allow selective retrieval of comparative views of the treatment progress. A customized set of software tools allow the clinician to efficiently make diagnosis and plan the next orthodontic appointment with a minimal investment in time and effort.'

Capitol Health keeps sliding: down 10.4% in 3 days 01 September, 2015 16:00 AEST

AUSTRALIAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Capitol Health Limited (ASX:CAJ), Australia's 17th largest Health Care company by market cap, extended its slide Tuesday, shedding an additional 1.50c (or 2.4%) to close at 60.50c. The shares have plummeted 7.0c (or 10.4%) over the past three trading days. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which fell 125.6 points (or 2.4%) in the three days, this represented a relative price change of -8.0%. The volume of 1.4 million shares was close to average trading.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 5.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 10% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 6% in the last 3 years. This is lower than the sector average of 7.2% and suggests a low margin of safety.
+ The Relative yield of the stock, defined by its yield of 1.8%, divided by average yield of dividend yielding stocks in the All Ordinaries Index of 5.7% is 32.0%. This suggests the stock is overvalued in dividend yield terms.

The Importance of Mouthguards as Fall Sports Begin

With a new school year quickly approaching, along with that come the start of fall sports for many young athletes from elementary school age up to college level. To ensure that everyone participating has a safe and healthy season, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) would like to once again emphasize the importance of athletes wearing mouthguards to protect their oral health.

 
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