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DenMat Joins the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Posted on Friday, September 12, 2014

Lompoc, CA – September 1, 2014: According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), every year, about 230,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed, resulting in about 40,000 deaths. DenMat – manufacturer of PeriOptix Loupes and the Flashlite LED curing light--are well aware of these statistics and will contribute a portion of their October sales toward the fight against Breast Cancer. DenMat will be releasing special pink-themed curing lights and loupes for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, 2014. DenMat will also donate a portion of all sales made at this year’s Annual ADA meeting in San Antonio, TX. 

A woman in the USA has a one in eight chance of getting invasive breast cancer during her life. 1 in 36 women expire from breast cancer. While Breast cancer death rates have been decreasing, this is likely a result of finding cancer earlier and following up with better treatment. There are currently over 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. (ACS Website) 

Early detection is particularly important in the fight against breast cancer. As the preferred source for VELscope Oral Cancer detection DenMat assists with the ability to detect oral lesions early, before they have had time to spread, potentially saving lives by means of a less invasive, more effective treatment when compared to other available screening devices on the market. We recognize the importance of early detection and are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the fight against breast cancer. 

“DenMat is proud to be the worldwide leader in discovering oral tissue abnormalities,” said Brenton Lively, PeriOptix and VELscope Senior Product Manager, DenMat. "Giving clinicians the power to see a potentially life-threatening abnormality brings a new dimension to patient care, one that we are committed to advancing on a global scale. With all of our experience in oral lesions, it is quite natural for us to join the fight against breast cancer.” 

About PeriOptix 

PeriOptix® offers high-quality and lightweight loupes and headlights at an unbeatable price. PeriOptix was the first to introduce numerous innovations including a unique modular frame system, and portable LED light source. PeriOptix is the exclusive carrier of the Adidas brand sports frame. Nobody beats the quality and value offered by PeriOptix. 

About Flashlite 

The Flashlite Magna® 4.0 features an LED engine that delivers optimal beam collimation, reducing divergence and maximizing curing power in deep preps. With single button simplicity, high-speed curing, a wide beam width, and ergonomic design, the Flashlite saves valuable chair time for clinician and patient. Nothing beats the Flashlite for curing efficiency and value. 

About DenMat: Since 1974, DenMat has been a leader in high-quality dental products for dental professionals in more than 60 countries around the world. DenMat makes and assembles most of its products at its world headquarters on the Central Coast of California. DenMat offers three main product categories: Consumables, Small Equipment, and a full-service Dental Laboratory. DenMat’s consumables include the brands known and trusted: Geristore®, Core Paste®, Tenure®, Ultra-Bond®, Infinity®, Splash®, Precision®, Perfectemp®, Atridox® and LumiBrite®. DenMat’s small equipment includes a broad suite of products, including NV®, SL3®, and SOL® soft-tissue diode lasers, Rotadent® power toothbrush, PeriOptix® magnification loupes and lights, Flashlite® LED curing lights, and Velscope Vx® – the world’s top choice for oral lesion screening. DenMat is the home of the world’s #1 patient-requested thin veneer, Lumineers®. Now better than ever and backed by Thinnovation®: DenMat’s fresh multi-disciplinary approach to anterior esthetics using the latest generation of Lumineers. DenMat now crafts Lumineers by using advanced digital scanning, proprietary design software, 3-D printing – all hand-finished by skilled lab artisans in California. DenMat also features Snap-On Smile®, the ultimate provisional appliance. For more information, visit or call 1-800-4DENMAT (1-800-433-6628). 

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