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Shofu in its biggest trailing week gain for 3 weeks 17 December, 2014 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shofu Inc (TO:7979), the largest health care company by market cap in the Tokyo Stock Exchange, lifted JPY44.0 (or 2.9%) to close at JPY1,545.0. In the past week the shares have climbed 4.8%, the biggest trailing week gain since November 25. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 64.4 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.6%.

California: AB-1868 Medi-Cal: optional benefits: podiatric medicine.(2013-2014)

Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:

AB-1868 Medi-Cal: optional benefits: podiatric medicine.(2013-2014)
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Amended IN Senate June 10, 2014

Osstem Implant keeps sliding: down 7.3% in 4 days 17 December, 2014 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 Wednesday, shedding an additional KRW800.0 (or 2.2%) to close at KRW35,100.0. The shares have tumbled KRW2,750.0 (or 7.3%) over the past four trading days. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 24.7 points (or 0.62%) in the four days, this represented a relative price change of -6.6%.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 12.7 which compares unfavourably with the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of 5.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 3.5% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ The Enterprise Value/EBITDA multiple of 32.5 compares unfavourably with sector average of 21.1. Enterprise Value is estimated at KRW554 billion comprising MCap KRW498.4 billion plus net debt of KRW52.5 billion plus minority interest of KRW3 billion.

Value Added Technology drops 2.9% on thin volume 17 December, 2014 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Value Added Technology Co Ltd (KOSDAQ:A043150), South Korea's 4th largest medical equipment/supplies company by market cap, dropped KRW750.0 (or 2.9%) to close at KRW25,550.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 13.8 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.5%. Trading volume was 29% lighter than average. The stock fell for a second day on Wednesday bringing its two-day fall to KRW1,250.0 or 4.7%.

Why extraction?

As adults, we may think that losing teeth is a memory that is best left in our childhood; however, tooth extraction may be necessary to improve our oral health and comfort. It is never a pleasant thing to lose a tooth (or teeth, for that matter), but orthodontists rely on tooth extraction as a last resort to help patients live healthier, feel better, and be confident with their smile.

Harewood dental practice wins awards

A Harewood dental practice has won three major awards at the prestigious Private Dentistry Awards 2014 in London

Dental Excellence Harewood was selected as Best New Practice, Most Attractive Practice and Practice of the Year North.

Meta Biomed increases on low volume 17 December, 2014 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Meta Biomed Co Ltd (KOSDAQ:A059210), South Korea's 17th largest medical equipment/supplies company by market cap, increased KRW5.0 (or 0.2%) to close at KRW2,600.0, ending a three-day streak of losses. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 13.8 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.5%. Trading volume was 82% lighter than average.

BULLISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 0.4. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.
+ EBIT margin is positive and has seen consecutive rises in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

Eden orthodontists' smiles better

A Coatbridge orthodontists has scooped'Best Specialist Practice 2014'in a national dental competition. Eden Orthodontic Centre in Dundyvan Road won the prestigious award in the Dentistry Scotland Awards 2014, beating off stiff competition from practices across Scotland.

Georgia Dental Association Expands Its Team

The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) reported the addition of three new staff members to further expand the association's dental health education and advocacy efforts in Georgia.

R R Patil hospitalized again?

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior NCP leader R R Patil, who underwent an oral surgery recently, was admitted to Bombay hospital once again on Tuesday morning.

He reportedly underwent an angiography but party spokesperson Nawab Malik ruled out any cardiological problem. "He was asked to undergo an angiography to check for blockages since his Hemoglobin level had dipped. But he is stable now," Malik said.

Two weeks ago, Patil had undergone an oral surgery in Breach candy hospital. Although he was taking treatment from an oncologist, the party maintained that it was a dental problem.

California: AB-1758 Healing arts: initial license fees: proration

Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:

AB 1758, as amended, Patterson. Healing arts: initial license fees: proration.
Existing law provides for the regulation and licensure of various professions and vocations. Existing law requires that licenses issued to certain licensees, including, among others, architects, acupuncturists, dental hygienists, dentists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians and surgeons, psychologists, and veterinarians, expire at 12 a.m. on either the last day of the birth month of the licensee or at 12 a.m. of the legal birth date of the licensee during the 2nd year of a 2-year term if not renewed.

Iowa: Family Practice Physicians

Department of Iowa Workforce Development, The State of Iowa has issued the following job opportunities:

Wage Location URBANDALE, IA 50322
Outstanding opportunities for primary care providers! Growing Community Health Center Clinics in communities located throughout the state of Iowa are seeking Family Practice Physicians. As a part of their health care team, the provider will provide care to individuals with limited resources in the patient-centered-medical-home environment where dentist, medical health care providers, radiology, behavioral health, laboratory all work together to improve the health of patients. Great benefits including competitive salary, bonuses, dental insurance, health insurance, life insurance, disability, retirement, vision, malpractice, CME, ect. Several openings throughout the state of Iowa.
Please send CVs to Mary KLEIN at: mklein@iowapca.org
Open Date 12/16/2014 Close Date 1/16/2015
Experience
Education
Degree Required PHD
Skills
Shift Day
Availability Full Time
Days Off
Openings 1 Work Schedule
Lifting Capacity
Driver License None Endorsements
Job Benefits 401K, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Holidays, Life Insurance, PTO- Paid Time Off, Retirement Benefits, Sick Leave, Stock
Commission No

Marlborough Dentist Volunteers at Orphanage on Service Trip to Haiti; New England Dental Group's Dr. Margarita Panajoti and Hygienist Justine Abell Recently Traveled to Haiti to Volunteer Their Efforts by Providing Dental Care Through the Be Like Brit Foundation

Dr. Margarita Panajoti, a dentist in Marlborough, recently had the opportunity to volunteer on a service trip to Haiti with hygienist Justine Abell. The team from New England Dental Group describes the experience as both rewarding and inspiring. They were able to work with the nonprofit organization Be Like Brit and provided additional dental care to others in the town of Grand Goave.

ASDA annual session set for February 2015 in Boston

American Dental Associations has issued the following news release:

Bringing together students from all 65 U.S. dental schools, the American Student Dental Association will host its 2015 annual session here Feb. 18-21, 2015.

Registration deadline is Jan. 16 to guarantee hotel reservations at the Westin Boston Waterfront. Some fees may apply for late registrations.

Highlights at the event include the business meeting of the House of Delegates, elections of ASDA national leaders, the Dental Expo, prominent speakers within dentistry addressing hot topics, and awards recognizing the achievements of ASDA chapters and members. ADA leadership and staff will also be participating in the annual session. The meeting concludes with a celebratory gala.

Global Biocompatible Materials Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biocompatible Materials in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Polymeric Materials, Metallic Materials, Natural Materials, and Other Materials. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 59 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AdvanSource Biomaterials Corporation
BASF Corporation
Berkeley Advanced Biomaterials, Inc.
Biomet, Inc.
BioMimetic Therapeutics LLC

Read the full report:http://www.reportlinker.com/p090557-summary/view-report.html

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3
Polymeric Materials I-3
Metallic Materials I-4
Natural Materials I-4
Other Materials I-4

Colorado: CDOC Dentist

The Division of Human of Resources, The State of Colorado has issued the following job opportunities:

CDOC Dentist
Class Title: DENTIST I
Type of Announcement: This position is open only to Colorado state residents.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Primary Physical Work Address: Current vacancies are in Canon City (1 part-time vacancy and 1 full-time vacancy). Applications are being accepted to establish an eligible list for current and future vacancies throughout the state.

Los Angeles Dental Society Selects Officite as its First Officially Vetted Web Presence Provider; Over 1,300 dental professionals to gain access to exclusive benefits, rates, and promotions from the industry's leading provider of online marketing.

The Los Angeles Dental Society (LA Dental Society) has selected Officite as its first officially vetted website provider. In this role, Officite will make modern online marketing tools more readily available to over 1,300 dental professionals in the Los Angeles area and surrounding suburbs.

Washington: Dental assistant program helps FLW spouses create mobile careers

The United States Army, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:

The Red Cross dental assistant program is helping the Fort Leonard Wood community by providing experience to local students and qualified dental assistants to the installation.

Unique New Service Connects Expats with Japan's Top English-Speaking Doctors and Wellness Specialists; HealthyIM K.K. launches HealthyTokyo.com, a unique concierge service in Japan for English-speaking residents and travelers to find top doctors, dentists, gyms, spas, yoga studios, organic foods and other healthy-lifestyle support.

 HealthyIM K.K.is pleased to announce the launch ofHealthyTokyo.com, the first and only membership site dedicated to ensuring the health and wellness of Japan's English-speaking community. The new service is in line with recent Japanese government policies and initiatives designed to make it easier for foreign residents and travelers to obtain healthcare here.

Ancaster dental clinic provides state-of-the-art dental services with gentlest care

Concept Dental Care is a family dental clinic in Ancaster, Ontario that specializes in aesthetic and implant dentistry. The clinic was founded by Dr. Ramez Mahdavi and concentrates on preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Concept Dental Care utilizes the most up-to-date dental treatments and technologies to provide patients with the finest available services while ensuring dental visits are both gentle and pleasant. The clinic's location in Ancaster makes it easily accessible from Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Dundas, and Waterdown.

Ireland: Project: project_19525 - Belfast Health and Social Care Trust Maintenance of Dental Equipment

Crown commercial Service has issued the following news release:

Project Details

Project Code
project_19525
Project Title
Belfast Health and Social Care Trust Maintenance of Dental Equipment

Dr. Allen Garai Selected For "Top Northern Virginia Dentists 2014"; Dr. Allen Garai of Vienna, Virginia has been honored with a recognition by NorthernVirginia Magazine in its selection of "Top Northern Virginia Dentists 2014."

Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November, 2014 issue of NorthernVirginia Magazine published by Northern Virginia Magazine. Dr. Allen Garai was selected for the following honor: "Top Northern Virginia Dentists 2014"

Creating Perfect Smiles and Providing Compassionate Family Dental Care with Modern Technology

Dr. Ashokbabu Raamya, a professional dentist located at the Kenedy Ruth Dental Centre is Brampton's popular choice for family and cosmetic dentistry. We are proudly affiliated with the Ontario Dental Association and Indian Dental Association. Boasting a compassionate team of skilled and highly trained dental professionals and assistants, we will ensure that you enjoy a productive and pleasant dental experience and that your needs are cared for - before, during, and after dental treatments.

MANI decreases 0.9% on thin volume 17 December, 2014 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

MANI Inc. (TO:7730), the largest medical equipment/supplies company by market cap in the Tokyo Stock Exchange, decreased JPY60.0 (or 0.9%) to close at JPY6,970.0. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 64.4 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.2%. The volume was 0.8 times the average trading of 21,980 shares. The stock fell for a second day on Wednesday bringing its two-day fall to JPY210.0 or 2.9%.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Technicals:
+ The price dropped 2.4% in the last week.

First Aspen Dental Practice Opens in Missouri, Bringing Access to Dental Care; Dr. Carla Daugherty, DDS, and Team to Offer Full-Service Dental Care, Personalized Treatment Plans at new Bridgeton office

 A newAspen Dental-branded office is opening its first location in Missouri inBridgetonon Monday, December 22.  Located at 12221 St. Charles Rock Road, the conveniently-located practice will providedental servicesthat range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration.

Dr. Carla Daugherty, lead dentist at the Bridgeton office, received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at Meharry Medical College. Dr. Daugherty looks forward to meeting the Bridgeton community and providing much-needed access to dental care and education.

 
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