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Dr. Mark Peck Named Top Cosmetic Dentist by Phoenix Magazine

Dr. Mark Peck is a distinguished cosmetic dentist based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Dental Studio 101's world-renowned dentist Dr. Mark Peck is now named a Top Dentist by Phoenix Magazine for the field of cosmetic dentistry.

Patterson Companies (PDCO) Earnings Report: Q1 2016 Conference Call Transcript

The following Patterson Companies conference call took place on August 27, 2015, 10:00 AM ET. This is a transcript of that earnings call:

Company Participants

Leslie Nagel; Patterson Companies; IR
Scott Anderson; Patterson Companies; Chairman, CEO
Ann Gugino; Patterson Companies; EVP, CFO

Other Participants

Kevin Ellich; Piper Jaffray and Co.; Analyst
Michael Cherny; Evercore ISI; Analyst
Nathan Rich; Goldman Sachs; Analyst
Steven Valiquette; UBS; Analyst
John Block; Stifel Nicolaus and Company; Analyst
Robert Willoughby; BofA Merrill Lynch; Analyst

MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION SECTION
Operator:

Patterson's (PDCO) CEO Scott Anderson on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO)

Q1 2016 Results Earnings Conference Call

August 27, 2015 10:00 AM ET

Mr. Steven Pigliacelli Honored with Dental Technician Leadership Award by the American College of Prosthodontists

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steven Pigliacelli, MDT, will receive the Dental Technician Leadership award from the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Mr. Pigliacelli is to be honored during the 45th Annual Session of the ACP held in Orlando from Oct.

Stomatology devices

Contract award: stomatology devices
Lot 1 - Unit dental chair patient and set handpieces - 16 pcs., Lot 2 - Washing and Cleaning ultrasonic instruments - 2 pcs., Lot 3 - Car sealed bags - 2 pcs., Lot 4 - Dental Microscope - 1 pc., lot 5 - Electrobisturiu with multiple opportunities - 1pc., lot 6 - Engines endodontic apex-finder - 2 pcs.

Sector Update: Health Care

Health care stocks were set to finish higher on Thursday, with the NYSE Health Care Sector Index adding 0.7% and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 were up 0.4% as a group. In company news, shares of the Patterson Companies (PDCO) declined Thursday after the medical equipment wholesaler missed analyst estimates with its fiscal Q1 earnings and revenue.

Price: 45.52, Change: -3.51, Percent Change: -7.16

Tacoma Jury Awards $521,600 To Disabled Employee Of Dental Practice For Disability Discrimination And Retaliation

 On August 26, 2015, after a six-day trial in Pierce County Superior Court, the jury awarded Plaintiff Evelyn Provost $521,600 in damages for the disability discrimination and retaliation she suffered at work at Graham Family Dentistry and Graham Denture Center. The jury's award was against the Defendant clinics and owners Suzie and Thomas Henry.

Stock Move: Patterson Companies Slides 5% as Q1 Results Miss Estimates, Raises FY16 Adj EPS Guidance

Patterson Companies (PDCO) slid over 5% in late morning trade after the dental and veterinary supplies distributor reported its financial results for Q1 2016 that trailed analyst estimates.

Why not find out for free if dental implants can change your life?; ADVERTISING FEATURE ; For a limited time only, Huddersfield Dental Implants and Cosmetics is offering a free consultation to Huddersfield Daily Examiner readers, giving you the opportunity to discover just how much of a difference dental implants could make to your everyday life

AS a special offer for the readers of the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, Huddersfield Dental Implants and Cosmetics is offering a FREE consultation so those interested can take a look and talk about implants.

The appointment will last about 30 to 45 minutes and will be with the lead dentist Dr Robin Warne (above) who has a Masters Degree in Implant Dentistry.

Robin said: "By the end of the appointment you will know just how implants might be able to change your life and the processes that you would need to go through to achieve success.

Sector Update: Health Care Stocks Still Higher Near Close; Patterson Companies Drops After Q1 Results Miss

Top Health Care Stocks

JNJ +0.40%

PZE +2.10%

MRK +2.56%

ABT +0.02%

How to Drilling Down on Dental Costs: Save on Your Next Trip to the Dentist

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Finances may play a bigger role than fear when it comes to avoiding the dentist's chair. Under the Affordable Care Act, dental coverage is required for children but not for adults, and according to the CDC , 45 million Americans do not have dental insurance. Working adults are visiting the dentist at the lowest rate since 1996, when the American Dental Association began tracking dental care utilization, while dental visits for children continue to climb.

Patterson Companies Misses Q1 Estimates, Raises FY16 Adj EPS Guidance

Patterson Companies (PDCO) says Q1 sales from continuing operations totaled $1.1 billion, up 24% from the year-ago period on a constant currency basis, but below the CapIQ mean for $1.18821 billion.

Adjusted EPS were $0.47, below estimates for $0.54.

It raised its FY16 adjusted EPS guidance to $2.40 to $2.50 from $1.98 to $2.06 and compares with estimates for $2.47.

Price: 49.03, Change: , Percent Change:

The Porter & Chester Institute, Inc.: The Far Reaching Benefits of Externship Experience 27 August 2015

Achieving career success starts with an education. Quality career training requires a combination of classroom instruction and practical, hands-on learning opportunities. That's where externships come in! At Porter and Chester Institute, we understand the importance that externship experience bring. Externship experience in the Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting programs has far reaching benefits for both the student and the employer.

Linda Plecity - St. Vincent's Medical Center

SDI jumps 6.0% on firm volume 28 August, 2015 16:00 AEST

AUSTRALIAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

SDI Limited (ASX:SDI), Australia's 33rd largest Health Care company by market cap, jumped 3.0c (or 6.0%) from its last traded date of August 26, 2015 to close at 53.0c. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 32.1 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 5.4%. This has been propped up by firm volume of 1.2 times average.

Patterson (PDCO) Stock Falls After Earnings Results Miss Estimates

NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) --Patterson  shares are down 2.9% to $47.61 in mid-morning trading on Thursday, following the release of the dental, veterinary and rehabilitation supply market distributor's fiscal 2016 first quarter earnings results.

S&P 500 Movers: Freeport-McMoRan Surges 24%, Leads Gainers; Patterson Companies Down 7%

S&P 500 Top % Movers as of 12:05 p.m. ET

Gainers

FCX, +23.6%

SIG, +12.1%

NFX, +11.4%

CNX, +10.8%

CHK, +10.6%

Losers

PDCO, -6.2%

DG, -3.8%

TIF, -2.8%

REGN, -0.6%

TSO, -0.4%

Price: 9.92, Change: +2.00, Percent Change: +25.25

Glidewell Laboratories Releases Latest Issue of Restorative Dentistry Magazine Chairside in Print and Online

£150,000k funds plug a dental gap

RESEARCHERS in Plymouth have received £150,000 of funding for a study into the oral health of toddlers.

The study will aim to address a national crisis in children's oral health, which has seen that those in the most socially deprived areas are most likely to have teeth removed under general anaesthetic.

Panama City Dental Practice Reports Addition of Dr. Trae Pappas

Dr. Anish Patel has added a new associate dentist at his growing Panama City dental practice.

According to a media release, Dr. Trae Pappas, a general dentist trained in all aspects of dentistry, began seeing patients full-time Aug. 17 at Panama City Smiles. With the addition of Dr. Pappas, Panama City Smiles will expand its hours of operation and offer more services to its patients.

Houston Dentists Reveal How Porcelain Veneers Can Create Life-Like Results; Dr. Ann Haggard and Dr. Marcus Haggard Use Porcelain Veneers to Conceal a Variety of Tooth Imperfections for a Natural Looking, Youthful Smile

At Designer Smiles, Ann Haggard, DDS and Marcus Haggard, DDS are committed to helping patients achieve healthy teeth and gums as well as a beautiful smile. Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular treatments performed at their Houston dentistry practice, because veneers can be used to correct such a wide range of cosmetic imperfections. In as few as two office visits, the patients of Drs. Haggard and Haggard can improve the appearance of their teeth with porcelain veneers.

Interim Report (Half Year): Birner Dental Management Services (NASDAQ:BDMS)

AMERICAN RESULTS

Half Year ended Jun 30, 2015

Highlights

Loss of USD103,370
EPS of USD-6.0c

Flatirons Family Dental and Orthodontics Launches ‘Responsive Design’ Website

(PRWeb) - Dr. Brian Kraft of Flatirons Family Dental and Orthodontics in Superior, CO is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for current and potential Superior dentistry patients. The website features a 'responsive design' that allows visitors to view the website seamlessly on any desktop computer, tablet or mobile device.

Nakanishi increases 0.9% 27 August, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Nakanishi Inc. (TO:7716), the largest Precision Instruments company by market cap in the Japan, increased JPY40.0 (or 0.9%) from its last traded date of August 26, 2015 to close at JPY4,705.0. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 197.6 points (or 1.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.2%. The volume was 0.6 times the average trading of 32,302 shares. The stock rose for a third day on Thursday bringing its three-day rise to JPY170.0 or 3.7%.

BULLISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 0.6 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of 5.
+ The company is cash rich with Cash to Market Capitalisation at 16.0%.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 19.9% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.
+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 14.0% is better than sector average of 7.3%. This is computed as net profit margin of 22.5% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 0.55 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 1.1.

BCC Sleep Reports on Symptoms, Dangers and New Treatment Options for Sleep Apnea

According to the American Sleep Apnea Association: sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, have become a significant health issue in the US.

It is estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with 80 percent of the cases of moderate and severe OSA undiagnosed. As the source of sleep apnea is "oral based" - some dentists have now taken this disorder on as a specialty.

Dental deal for Wesleyan

BIRMINGHAM.BASED financial services provider Wesleyan has strengthened its presence in the dental sector with the acquisition of DPAS, a provider of practicebranded dental plans.

 
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