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Price Change %2-weeks3-monthsBIOL8.05%14.86%Lasers systems & components1.31%5.1%Nasdaq2.18%4.9%

Trailing Week Ended14 Nov' 201421 Nov' 2014% Price Change2.8%3%


Price Change %5-weeks3-monthsPDCO15.31%17.58%Medical/Biomedical10.95%9.79%Nasdaq11.42%4.9%

Price Change %6-weeks3-monthsXRAY19.96%13.48%Medical/Biomedical8.74%9.79%Nasdaq9.83%4.9%

Price Change %2-weeks3-monthsPDEX-6.31%6.7%Medical/Biomedical-0.16%9.79%Nasdaq2.18%4.9%

Price Change %6-weeks3-monthsHSIC17.33%10.94%Medical/Biomedical8.74%9.79%Nasdaq9.83%4.9%

Weekly: Biolase jumps 8.1% in 2 weeks; nears three-month high

AMERICAN WEEKLY STOCK REPORT

Biolase, Inc (NASDAQ:BIOL), NASDAQ's 7th largest lasers systems & components company by market cap, traded near it's three-month high. It jumped 18.0c (or 7.6%) in the trailing week to close at US$2.55. The stock jumped for a second week recording a rise of 19.0c (or 8.1%) in the past two weeks. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 90.8 points (or 2.2%) in the two weeks, this represented a relative price increase of 5.9%. In the past week the market cap has risen US$7.9 million.

Weekly: Patterson accelerates rise: up 6.0% in 2 weeks

AMERICAN WEEKLY STOCK REPORT

Patterson Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO), NASDAQ's 18th largest medical/biomedical company by market cap, lifted US$2.62 (or 6.0%) over the past two trailing weeks, after rising 3% in the trailing week and 2.8% in the week prior to that to close at US$46.61. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 90.8 points (or 2.2%) in the two weeks, this represented a relative price increase of 3.8%. This has been propped up by robust volume of 2.1 times average for the week. In the past week the market cap has risen US$142.9 million.

Weekly: Dentsply International keeps rising: up 20.0% in 6 weeks

AMERICAN WEEKLY STOCK REPORT

DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ:XRAY), NASDAQ's 14th largest medical/biomedical company by market cap, extended its gains in the trailing week ended Friday, rising an additional US$1.73 (or 3.3%) to close at US$53.90. The shares have soared US$8.97 (or 20.0%) over the past six weeks. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 380.5 points (or 9.8%) in the six weeks, this represented a relative price increase of 10.1%. In the past six weeks the market cap has jumped US$1.3 billion.

Weekly: Pro-Dex falls for a second consecutive week, a two-week fall of 6.3%

AMERICAN WEEKLY STOCK REPORT

Pro-Dex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDEX) fell 6.52c (or 2.8%) to close at US$2.30. The volume was 0.2 times average trading per week of 247,340 shares. The stock fell for a second consecutive week on Friday bringing its two-week fall to 15.52c or 6.3%. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 90.8 points (or 2.2%) in the two weeks, this represented a relative price change of -8.5%. In the past two weeks the market cap has declined US$0.7 million.

Spoke Software, Inc.: Dental Implants Market 2018 Forecasts for Crowns, Bridges 23 November 2014

Global Dental Implants Market 2015-2019 and Global Dental Crowns and Bridges Market 2014-2018 are new industry research reports available at ReportsnReports.com. The rising edentulous population has become one of the major market drivers for dental implants, crowns and bridges. With age increase dental disorders, which result in high demand for dental implant, crowns and bridges. A major reason of loss of teeth in all age groups includes poor oral health and periodontal disease.

Analysts forecast the Global Dental Implants market (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/317867-global-dental-implants-market-2015-2019.html ) to grow at a CAGR of 8.72% during 2015-2019 and Global Dental Crowns and Bridges market to grow at a CAGR of 7.50% over the period 2014-2018. Titanium implants as well as crowns and bridges will continue to drive and dominate the market. Furthermore, all-ceramics crowns and bridges are also expected to drive the growth in the crowns and bridges market. The introduction of (computer-aided design) CAD/ (computer-aided manufacturing) CAM technology is seen as the major market trend. This technology is helping to produce remarkably accurate dental prostheses and has drastically reduced the treatment time. This has made exciting market for dental players to invest in.

Disgraced dentist who claimed for bogus patients has appeal thrown out; Man convicted of 20 counts of deception in '09

A DISGRACED Merseyside dentist, who made bogus claims for payment for work he'd never done, has failed to convince top judges he was wrongly convicted.

Robert Alan Nolan, 50, who previously ran a practice in Great Homer Street, Liverpool, lodged claims for cash from the Dental Practice Board for patients who didn't exist or for work that he had not performed.

FiledBy, Inc: A Visit to the Orthodontist Doesn't Have to be Painful 23 November 2014

Your dentist has referred you to see an orthodontist. This could be for a number a reasons, primarily that of misaligned teeth or poor quality of your bite. Your dentist has referred you to have your issues addressed not only because lack of Orthodontistattention makes matters worse but because poor bite and tooth crowding can cause serious gum and tooth diseases. So take your dentist's referral to heart and call Pure Orthodontics.

The team at Pure Orthodontics are qualified and specialized in the field of orthodontia. Including up to date orthodontic technologies. A common assumption of an orthodontist is one that is painful. However, with today's technology and advancements, there are more than enough methods available that are proven to reduce pain and discomfort. Pure Orthodontics are committed to utilizing these latest technologies to ensure a pleasant patient experience during each visit.

Solon urges House to probe dentists selling mercury to miners

ANILA, Nov. 24 -- Some enterprising Filipino dentists who are using mercury for tooth filling are also selling the chemical substance to miners who in turn use it in gold processing.

Aseptico, Inc: Upcoming Tradeshow: Greater NY Dental Meeting 23 November 2014

Going to the Greater NY Dental Meeting this year? Exhibition dates are November 30 - December 3 in-you guessed it-New York, NY. Aseptico will be exhibiting at Booth 3631, so se sure to stop by and talk to our representatives. They'd love to meet you!

Canadian Intellectual Property Office grants trade mark "EAGLE SOFT" to Patterson Companies Inc

Patterson Companies Inc, has been granted trademark (TMA890035) titled as "EAGLE SOFT" from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

Status: Registered

CLAIMS: Priority Filing

Does your dental practice sparkle?

Dental practices in Renfrewshire are being invited to enter the race for a prestigious honour.

Now in their 16th year, the annual Dental Awards aim to recognise and reward the very best in UK dentistry.

Dental Implants Market 2018 Forecasts for Crowns, Bridges

Global Dental Implants Market 2015-2019 and Global Dental Crowns and Bridges Market 2014-2018 are new industry research reports available at ReportsnReports.com. The rising edentulous population has become one of the major market drivers for dental implants, crowns and bridges. With age increase dental disorders, which result in high demand for dental implant, crowns and bridges. A major reason of loss of teeth in all age groups includes poor oral health and periodontal disease.

Analysts forecast the Global Dental Implants market (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/317867-global-dental-implants-market-2015-2019.html) to grow at a CAGR of 8.72% during 2015-2019 and Global Dental Crowns and Bridges market to grow at a CAGR of 7.50% over the period 2014-2018. Titanium implants as well as crowns and bridges will continue to drive and dominate the market. Furthermore, all-ceramics crowns and bridges are also expected to drive the growth in the crowns and bridges market. The introduction of (computer-aided design) CAD/ (computer-aided manufacturing) CAM technology is seen as the major market trend. This technology is helping to produce remarkably accurate dental prostheses and has drastically reduced the treatment time. This has made exciting market for dental players to invest in.

Aberdeen Family Dentist Darold D. Opp DDS Featured on FOX as Guest on Americas PremierExperts

Darold D. Opp DDS was recently seen on NBC CBS ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country as a guest on the TV show Americarsquo;s PremierExpertsreg; Aberdeen SD ndash; November 21 2014 ndash; Best-selling author Darold D. Opp DDS Founder ofSmilePalooza!was recently featured as a guest on the TV show ldquo;Americarsquo;s PremierExpertsreg;.rdquo; The show filmed in Orlando FL was seen on NBC CBS ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country.nbsp; ldquo;Americarsquo;s PremierExpertsreg;rdquo; features an interview format with host Nick Nanton interviewing some of the best business marketing and financial minds from around the world. nbsp; Dr. Opp launched SmilePalooza!

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.

Brewer -- Perron

Dana Perron Jr. and Jamie Brewer

Dana Perron Jr.

and Jamie Brewer

SABATTUS -- Kevin and Linda Brewer of Sabattus are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Brewer, to Dana Perron Jr., son of Dana and Janet Perron of Turner.

Miss Brewer is a graduate Oak Hill High School and University of Maine dental hygienist program. She is currently employed at Center Street Dental as a hygienist.

Mr. Perron is a graduate of Oak Hill High School and is employed in the family business as a sheet metal worker and welder.

The wedding will be at Sunday River in the fall of 2015. The couple currently resides in Turner.

Q4 2014 Sirona Dental Systems Inc Earnings Call - Final

Corporate Participants

* Joshua Zable

Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. - VP of IR

* Jeffrey Slovin

Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. - President and CEO

* Uli Michel

Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. - EVP and CFO

Conference Call Participants

* Glen Santangelo

Credit Suisse - Analyst

* John Kreger

William Blair & Company - Analyst

* Brandon Couillard

Jefferies & Company - Analyst

* Jeff Johnson

Weekly: Henry Schein rises for a sixth consecutive week, a six-week rise of 17.3%

AMERICAN WEEKLY STOCK REPORT

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) rose US$2.32 (or 1.8%) on high volume to close at US$132.47. The volume was 0.8 times average trading per week of 2,269,150 shares. The stock advanced for a sixth straight week on Friday bringing its a six-week rise to US$19.57 or 17.3%. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 380.5 points (or 9.8%) in the six weeks, this represented a relative price increase of 7.5%. In the past six weeks the market cap has jumped US$1.6 billion.

Exhibits Coordinator

National Association of Sales Professionals has issued the following job announcement:


Exhibits Coordinator
Job ID: 21321739
Position Title: Exhibits Coordinator
Company Name: Academy of General Dentistry
Job Function: Exhibit/Trade Show
Entry Level: No
Location(s): Chicago, Illinois, 60661, United States

Posted: November 21, 2014
Job Type: Full-Time
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 2-3 Years
Required Travel: 0-10%
APPLY FOR THIS JOB

Email Address: humanresources@agd.org
Save Job Email Job Print Job Apply For Job
Job Description

General Summary of Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Director, Meetings manage the sales, planning and full coordination of the AGD’s Annual Meeting Exhibits. This includes the negotiations, logistical and on-site arrangements of the exhibit hall, and maintenance of the annual meeting website. Assist with Meetings Department activities and special projects as directed.

Germany : Sirona Connect portal now available in eight languages

Sirona Connect allows dentists and dental technicians to connect in a very modern way

they can exchange data conveniently and securely via the portal. The portal interface is integrated into the dentist's and technician's software, regardless of which software version is being used by either party, thus greatly facilitating workflow.

Washington: Massachusetts Dentist Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

US Department of Justice, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:

A Douglas, Massachusetts, dentist pleaded guilty to tax evasion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, announced the Department of Justice.

The fatal flaw in employers' health-insurance plans

If we want to hold health-care cost increases at bay, the argument goes, we've got to take more responsibility for what we spend.
Put some skin in the game. Pay a deductible before insurance kicks in. And, increasingly, only go to doctors that the powers that be deem cost effective and of decent quality.

Washington: Dental Laboratory Technician Job in ORLANDO, FL

US Department of Veterans Affairs has issued the following job vacancy:

Dental Laboratory Technician Job in ORLANDO, FL
Vacancy No. ZY-14-JV-1267011 Department Department of Veterans Affairs - Agency Wide
Salary $47,923.00 to $62,297.00 Grade 09 to 09
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/21/2014 Close Date 12/31/2014
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
ORLANDO, FL

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Job Title:Dental Laboratory Technician

Align Technology Inc at Goldman Sachs US Emerging / SMID Cap Growth Conference - Final

Corporate Participants

* David White

Align Technology, Inc. - CFO

* Shirley Stacy

Align Technology, Inc. - VP, Corporate Communications & IR

Conference Call Participants

* Bob Jones

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc - Analyst

Presentation

BOB JONES, ANALYST, GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP, INC: Good morning, everyone. (technical difficulty) Align Technology's presentation. I'm Bob Jones, along with Nathan Rich from my team, we cover dental. Joining us from Align, we have David White, CFO; and Shirley Stacy, who heads up the IR initiatives. David has been with the Company since July 2013. He came over from Enecsys, which is a solar tech supplier, where he also served as CFO.

The pace of growth has obviously been pretty phenomenal at the Company. The format here is [and foremost] possible to the extent you have question, raise your hand. But David, maybe just for starters, if you could just maybe level set the audience, share with us kind of what your experience has been since July 2013 when you came over to join the Company.

California: AB-1174 Dental professionals.

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

AB 1174, as amended, Bocanegra. Dental professionals.
(1) Under existing law, the Dental Practice Act, the Dental Board of California licenses and regulates dentists. Existing law creates, within the jurisdiction of the board, a Dental Assisting Council that is responsible for the regulation of dental assistants, registered dental assistants, and registered dental assistants in extended functions and a Dental Hygiene Committee of California, that is responsible for the regulation of registered dental hygienists, registered dental hygienists in alternative practice, and registered dental hygienists in extended functions. Existing law governs the scope of practice for those professionals, and authorizes a dentist to require or permit one of those professionals, referred to as a dental auxiliary, to perform specified duties, including exposing emergency radiographs upon the direction of the dentist, prior to the dentist examining the patient.

Senior Dental Assistant

Queensland Government has issued the following job announcement:

Senior Dental Assistant
Queensland Health (Organisation site)
Charters Towers

Job Ad Reference: TV152269.

Unit/Location:
Oral Health Service, Health and Wellbeing Service Group, Townsville, Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS).

 
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