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Biomet 3i Announces Collaboration With USC – A Leader In Oral Health Education

Avishai Sadan, Dean, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC (left) with Maggie Anderson, President of BIOMET 3i (right).

BIOMET 3i and the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC announced today a new collaboration that will support the advanced training of dental students, comprehensive global education efforts and optimal patient care.

The collaboration is spearheaded through a financial commitment from BIOMET 3i to the Ostrow School of Dentistry. Through this commitment, students will be trained on the latest dental technologies and techniques to provide the best in patient care, while at the same time providing care to underserved populations. In addition, the collaboration will also provide BIOMET 3i with the opportunity to achieve global market development through continuing education in markets such as Asia and Latin America.

“We are very excited about this collaboration and view it as a unique opportunity to align ourselves with an innovative university that is committed to global dental education,” said Maggie Anderson, President of BIOMET 3i.

“The Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC is dedicated to the advancement of quality oral health education and patient care. Along with our research endeavors and our clinical and community care efforts, developing skilled dental professionals able to meet today’s unique challenges plays a large role in achieving this mission,” said Avishai Sadan, DMD, Dean, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. “We believe this joint effort with BIOMET 3i will assist us in achieving our mission. We are looking forward to the many opportunities this new collaboration
will deliver.”

About BIOMET 3i

BIOMET 3i, a division of Biomet, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of dental implants, abutments and related products. Since its inception in 1987, BIOMET 3i has been on the forefront in developing, manufacturing and distributing oral reconstructive products, including dental implant components and bone and tissue regenerative materials. The company also provides educational programs and seminars for dental professionals around the world. BIOMET 3i is based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, with operations throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information about BIOMET 3i, please visit www.biomet3i.com or contact the company at (800) 342-5454; outside the U.S. dial (561) 776-6700.

About The Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California is a private professional school dedicated to the advancement of quality oral health education and patient care. For more than a century, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has committed itself to developing skilled dental professionals able to meet the unique challenges of a rapidly changing oral health field. As a part of USC, one of the top research universities in the U.S., the School of Dentistry is strategically located in an economically, culturally and ethnically diverse urban area allowing students a unique learning environment and access to interdisciplinary research endeavors.

The school’s doctoral dental program, bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and advanced specialty programs in endodontics, general practice dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orofacial pain and oral medicine, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontology and prosthodontics offer unparalleled educational and professional opportunities. In addition, through its dental facilities and community service programs, the Ostrow School of Dentistry prides itself on providing cutting-edge, comprehensive and compassionate dental care to the diverse communities throughout Southern California.