Milestone Scientific Announces the Use of Their STA Instruments in the Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienist Certification Program
LIVINGSTON, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTCQB: MLSS), the recognized leader in advanced, computer-controlled injection technologies, today announced that the University of Florida College of Dentistry will be implementing Milestone's STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System® (STA System) as part of its Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienist curriculum/certification program.
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Samuel B. Low, D.D.S., M.S., M.Ed., course director in the UF Department of Periodontics, stated, "We have introduced the STA System into our core curriculum and have received nothing but positive feedback from participants. The technology is very user friendly with minimal training involved. The dental hygienists are able to easily adhere to the ergonomics of the device, which makes it very intuitive. The STA System not only provides clinical benefits for patients, but it also provides benefits for the dental hygiene participants by making them more marketable to dentists. By using Milestone's computerized injection technology we are able to bring value to our curriculum and our course participants' learning experience. We will continue to utilize the STA System in our future courses and are very excited to be at the forefront of an innovative method for achieving discomfort and anxiety free local anesthetic delivery."
Leonard Osser, Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Scientific (MLSS.PK), commented, "We are pleased with the acceptance of our technology in one of the top dental universities in Florida. We see this as further validation that our technology is becoming the standard of care in dental anesthesia. We will continue to work closely with the University of Florida and other dental universities to train and educate the next generation of hygienists and dentists."
About Milestone Scientific Inc.
Headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey, Milestone Scientific is engaged in pioneering advanced computer-controlled drug delivery technologies for the medical and dental markets and currently sells its award-winning products through a global distribution network serving North and South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. For more information on the STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System® instrument and other innovative Milestone products, please visit the Company's web site found at www.milestonescientific.com.
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