Study shows BrushPicks better than floss

Jan. 15, 2002
Newly published clinical research demonstrates that BrushPicks(TM) significantly reduce gingivitis and bleeding better than a leading floss (Glide(R)).

Drs. Samuel L. Yankell and Xiuren Shi, in conjunction with Dr. Robert C. Emling of International Dental Research, Ltd., conducted the clinical trial at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to evaluate the efficacy of the two products in the reduction of plaque, gingivitis and bleeding. Sixty-two patients completed the double-blind, four-week study, using either product in addition to regular brushing. The superiority of BrushPicks over floss was most dramatic in reduction of bleeding on probing:

EDT Learning, Inc., a leading provider of custom e-Learning business solutions, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Memphis-based ThoughtWare Technologies, Inc., a pioneering developer of workforce performance solutions that support human capital development. The transaction, which is immediately accretive to earnings, is expected to close within the next two weeks. The consideration of the transaction will be an issuance of common stock by EDT Learning in exchange for all the assets and certain liabilities of ThoughtWare.