Patterson Dental releases Smile Channel 9

Dec. 28, 2009
New and updated educational dental reception area presentations are in widescreen.

ST. PAUL, Minnesota--Patterson Dental Supply has introduced Smile Channel 9, the latest version of the educational reception area program designed to inform and entertain patients on a variety of topics related to general dental care and esthetic dentistry.

This edition of Smile Channel, a product of the CAESY Education Systems family, includes four new and four updated presentations, which are offered in widescreen to showcase the latest in office technology.

Among the new presentations, the "Tech Minute" segments trace the evolution of the technology used in operatories today with features on cone beam 3D imaging, lasers, and CEREC CAD/CAM.

Also new is a "Smiles for the Whole Family" segment, which features photos demonstrating how cosmetic dentistry can help every member of the family.

Updates have been made to the existing "Did You Know?" presentations with new information on veneers and all-porcelain crowns. Additionally, the "Technologies in Dentistry" feature has been updated to include new material on minimally invasive dentistry, as well as CEREC CAD/CAM.

"These new presentations help practices showcase their capabilities as well as project a cutting-edge image to patients," said Jana Berghoff, Patterson Dental corporate technology manager. "Smile Channel 9 can be a valuable tool in educating patients and raising awareness of a practice's offerings."

CAESY Education Systems has been a developer of patient education technology and content since 1993. The CAESY content is distributed via video and computer networks or DVD players throughout the clinical and reception areas of the dental practice.

For more information, visit CAESY Education Systems or call (800) 294-8504.

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