Kerr Receives Multiple Dental Industry Awards

ORANGE, CA – March 21, 2012 - Kerr Corporation, a leading manufacturer of technology for dental procedures, has received multiple industry awards and recognition for product excellence in 2011, including the following:

Pride Institute – Kerr's SonicFill™ composite system was one of two “Best of Class Technology” winners in the emerging technology category awarded by the Pride Institute.

Dentistry Today – Kerr's Demi Plus LED Light Curing System was selected for Dentistry Today's Reader's Choice Award for Top 50 Technology Products of the year.

Dentaltown – Nine Kerr products were singled out for 2011 Townie Choice Awards across five categories, including: "Best Bonding Agents" (OptiBond All-In-One, OptiBond FL and OptiBond Solo Plus); "Best Temporary Cements" (Temp-Bond, Temp-Bond Clear, Temp-Bond NE); "Best LED Curing Lights" (Demi Plus LED Light Curing System); "Best Non-LED Curing Lights" (Optilux 501); and "Best Triturators/Mixers" (OptiMix).

Dr. Bicuspid – Kerr's SonicFill composite system was recognized as the "Best New Material" from the Dr. Bicuspid Dental Excellence Awards committee.

REALITY Esthetics – REALITY Publishing presented Kerr's SonicFill with its "First Look" award for excellence in a new product.  The organization also notified Kerr that two additional Kerr products received exceptionally high reviews for 2011 – OptiBond XTR received 4.6 stars out of 5 and the Demi Plus LED Light Curing System received 4.5 stars out of 5.

"It is very rewarding to see our products be received so positively by our industry," said Leo Pranitis, Kerr's Vice President of Global Marketing. "As an organization dedicated to innovation, it is a priority for us to remain at the forefront of delivering new dental technology solutions for clinician's needs.  Recognition by these prestigious product evaluation organizations that have the pulse on the industry is both humbling and motivating for us."

Kerr Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc., is a manufacturer of premiere dental consumables. Advancing esthetic dentistry through education and sustainable solutions based on clinician input, Kerr has become synonymous with integrity for dental professionals worldwide.

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