Vatech America winner

Feb. 3, 2011
Dr. Bret Dyer, a periodontist from Sugarland, Texas, claims honor.

SECAUCUS, New Jersey--Vatech America, a provider of advanced digital dental imaging equipment, has announced its inaugural Vatech Challenge winner, Dr. Bret Dyer of Sugarland, Texas.

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The purpose of the Vatech Challenge is to challenge dental professionals’ decision-making process when it comes to integrating digital radiography into the modern dental office. Contrary to current industry approach to implementing digital radiography, Vatech America promotes a workflow approach that maximizes efficiency and clinical need.

Dr. Dyer, a periodontist, has spent most of his childhood in his father's dental practice which is where he decided to pursue a career in the dental industry. After graduating from the University of Texas in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in biology, he continued his education at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, where he became certified to practice periodontics in 1990 and obtained a Master's of Science in periodontics a year later.

Dr. Dyer's work is recognized within the periodontic community. He is a frequent contributor to the Journal of Periodontology, a Diplomat of the America Board of Periodontology, and has received several awards for his research on regeneration.

The Vatech Challenge is currently in its second round. Another winner will be announced July 31, 2011.

Interested participants are encouraged to log onto the Vatech America Web site at and follow the link to take the Vatech Challenge.

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