Heraeus CPS

July 22, 2011
Partnership with Contemporary Product Solutions underscores importance of dental teams and helps deepen educational opportunities and support.

SOUTH BEND, Indiana--Heraeus Kulzer, a leader in dental esthetics, and Contemporary Product Solutions, have forged a partnership that would use their complementary strengths and expertise to benefit the contributions and efforts of dental assistants and teams.

Contemporary Product Solutions, was founded in January 2010 by Erik and Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD.

“The publication was launched to provide expertise in the clinical evaluation of dental products and equipment from the ‘total team perspective,'” explained Shannon Pace Brinker.

CPS provides editorial that delivers current product reviews for the team to include dentists, hygienists, assistants, lab, and office staff.

With a total of more than 50 evaluation teams, CPS provides a clinical perspective of relevant information, product solutions, and clinical application. Product evaluations include a step-by-step product instruction, clinical overview and summary, technique video, and an overall rating by a team of selected evaluators.

With the partnership:

• Heraeus will continue to submit its brand products and materials for independent review by CPS evaluators

• Heraeus will continue to underscore and build on its commitment to support dental assistants and team members by sponsoring educational courses, lectures, and hands-on programs delivered by CPS

• Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA,will contribute a monthly column to 360, Heraeus’ digital news brief that features new products, clinical tips, upcoming CE opportunities, business-related tools, plus free offers and product samples

• Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, will lead instructional webinars on topics of interest to dental team members.

Programs currently available for viewing on demand or live include:

Tooth Bleaching State of the Art — It takes a Team (on demand)

Excellence in Dental Assisting 1: Ivory Rubber Dam (on demand)

Whiter, Brighter, Better: Tuesday (available for viewing at 7 p.m. EST Aug. 30, 2011)

To register for these complimentary programs, visit heraeus-dental-us.com/en/heraeuseducation/webinars/Webinars.html.

“We are excited to have Heraeus as one of our educational partners,” said Erik Brinker. “Their participation demonstrates their commitment for future professional programs and the ongoing support of the dental community.”

Added Shannon Pace Brinker: “We are pleased that dental teams will have access to the growing resources available through our partnership.”

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Shannon Pace Brinker has been a full-time practicing dental assistant for 23 years. She is a national and international speaker, and is a faculty member at Spear Education. Additionally, she is an active member of the AACD, and serves as a board member for the New Member Committee.

She was the first auxiliary appointed to the AACD Board of Directors. She is also on the editorial board for the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry.

For more information, visit www.cpsmagazine.com or contact via email [email protected] or [email protected].

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