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Wednesday, April 11, 2001 08:48 AM
( BW)(AZ-E-DENTIST.COM)(EDT) e-dentist Projects Better-Than-Expected
for Fourth Quarter Ended March 31, 2001; Company Continues to
Management Team to Meet Future Growth Potential
Business Editors/Health & Medical Writers
PHOENIX--(BW HealthWire)--April 11, 2001--e-dentist.com, Inc.
announced today that it expects to report earnings for the fourth
March 31, 2001, of $0.03 per basic and diluted share, compared with a
of $0.04 per basic and diluted share for the prior year fourth quarter.
Company expects to report fourth quarter and year-end results in June
completion of the Company's year-end audit.
James M. Powers, Jr., D.D.S., president and chief executive officer of
e-dentist, said, "There is a sense of excitement at e-dentist as we
the success of our e-learning products. In addition to earnings
other operational growth indicators make us enthusiastic about our
are working on a robust pipeline of sales leads in the dental industry
sales target for calendar 2001 of $600,000 per sales representative.
e-learning production staff is working on developing e-learning
representing a backlog in revenues for April of approximately $100,000.
"Recent adjustments to the overall stock market and the lack of capital
private companies offer consolidation opportunities to companies such
e-dentist that are already profitable and public. In that regard, we
identified several e-learning companies as possible acquisition targets
would serve to accelerate our growth in additional verticals beyond
The Company also announced that Ted A. Hernandez had joined the Company
director of e-learning operations. Mr. Hernandez has over 15 years of
operational and training experience and has pioneered award-winning
techniques and processes in the e-learning space. Prior to joining
was director of operations for KnowledgeNet, Inc., a private company
Internet-based systems to companies and individuals through innovative
comprehensive online training. While with KnowledgeNet, he supervised a
staff of over 50, and in the past year he was responsible for the
over 100,000 hours of online instructor-led training. Mr. Hernandez
bachelor of science in business and public administration from the
In closing, Dr. Powers added, "We are very fortunate to have an
Ted's background join our staff. His many years of experience in
managing e-learning training programs will be invaluable as we continue
expand our services to all areas of business where our e-learning
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, e-dentist delivers a dual strategy
provides online learning services as well as access to business
products by dentists and their staff. The Company offers a
of e-learning content development, hosting and delivery services to
vendors and pharmaceuticals companies in the dental industry.
learning management systems provide its customers and end users access
state-of-the-art synchronous and asynchronous content delivery
Additionally, the 150,000 dentists across the United States and their
access to e-Learning, Dental Careers, Practice Tools and a Shopping
at www.e-dentist.com. Since 1998, e-dentist has provided training to
affiliated dental offices in 29 states with approximately 140 dentists
approximately 100 dental practices. Additionally, its 6,000 Web site
have access to a comprehensive array of products and services through
portal site, which can be found at www.e-dentist.com. You can view a
course or production demonstration by visiting e-dentist's e-learning
www.e-dentist.com/e-learning or their product demonstration page at
This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding future
and the future performance of e-dentist that involve risks and
that could cause results of operations to differ materially. These
include, but are not limited to, risks associated with affiliations,
in operating results because of affiliations, changes in government
competition, growth of existing and new affiliated dental practices and
potential need for additional funding. These risks are described in
detail in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
CONTACT: e-dentist.com Inc., Phoenix
James M. Powers Jr., D.D.S. or Charles G. Sanders
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